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In PLOS One, researchers from India used comparative genomics on sequences from clinical isolates of Mycobacterium tuberculosis to put together a pangenome for the tuberculosis-causing bug. The team considered genomes from 96 M. tuberculosis complex strains for its analysis — a set that included assemblies for eight newly sequenced clinical isolates from India.

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Bloomberg reports that the DNA-for-cash deal reported in Kentucky might be a more widespread scam.

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have treated infants with X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency using gene therapy in an early phase study.

St. Louis Public Radio reports that some African Americans are turning to DNA ancestry testing to help guide genealogical searches.

In Nature this week: a genomic analysis of the snailfish Pseudoliparis swirei, ancient DNA analysis gives insight into the introduction of farming to England, and more.