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Researchers from China, the UK, and the US search for genetic contributors to Alzheimer's disease in China using whole-genome sequence data. For the analysis, collaborators at Novogene began by doing low-coverage genome sequencing on samples from 1,222 individuals in China, including 489 Alzheimer's disease cases, 260 individuals with mild cognitive impairment, and 473 unaffected controls.

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Wired reports on how genetic genealogy's use in forensics has exploded in the year since an arrest in the Golden State Killer case was made.

Retraction Watch reports that the increase in retracted papers at a journal is due to more resources there to tackle publication ethics.

New York City has settled with a forensic scientist who was fired after questioning a DNA testing approach used by the medical examiner's office, the New York Times reports.

In Nature this week: technique for measuring replication fork movement, WINTHER trial results, and more.