This Week in PNAS

In the early, online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the Chinese University of Hong Kong's Dennis Lo and colleagues consider the performance of "second generation" non-invasive fetal genome analyses, done using deep haploid sequencing of maternal plasma DNA to better detect de novo mutations in the fetus.

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Science speaks with the University of Michigan's Jedidiah Carlson, who has tracked population genetic discussions at white nationalist sites.

Gene therapies could qualify for a faster US Food and Drug Administration approval process, according to Stat News.

NPR reports that the US House of Representatives has passed a bill to enable terminally ill patients access to experimental drugs.

In Genome Research this week: inversion variants mapped in human, non-human primate genomes; transcriptome profiling of maize, sorghum; and more.