This Week in PNAS

In the early, online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers from Iowa State University describe insights from a functional genomic study on the effects of anti-parasitic drugs called anthelmintics on Brugia malayi, a nematode worm that causes elephantiasis.

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A Columbia University-led team used emergency contact information from medical records to create family trees and estimate disease heritability.

Parabon NanoLabs is partnering with law enforcement to use genetic genealogy approaches to solve cold cases, Buzzfeed News reports.

In Science this week: ancient Southeast Asian genomes provide insight on human migration, and more.

NPR says a new report recommends that former research chimpanzees should be moved to retirement sanctuaries unless that move would shorten their lives.