This Week in PNAS

In the early, online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, an international team led by investigators at the Broad Institute present findings from a population genomic study of hematopoietic regulation. By bringing together available blood cell trait data with genome sequences or SNP genotyping profiles for thousands of Estonian Biobank participants, the researchers narrowed in on 17 loci linked to 14 blood cell traits with genome-wide significance.

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The London School of Economics' Daniele Fanelli argues at the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that the reproducibility crisis in science isn't as dire as some say.

A team of researchers in Portugal has examined the genomic basis for racing pigeons' athleticism and navigational skills, finding it's likely polygenic.

Wired reports that diagnostic firms continue to seek, post-Theranos, the ability to diagnose diseases from small amounts of blood.

In Science this week: analysis of DNA from ancient North Africans, and more.