This Week in PNAS

Members of a University of Hong Kong-led team look at genetic diversity in Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) isolates from dromedary camels in Africa. Using whole-genome sequencing, phylogenetic analyses, and phenotypic profiling, the researchers assessed a MERS-CoV isolate from Morocco, three from Burkina Faso, nine Nigerian MERS-CoVs, and three isolates from Ethiopia, initially in dromedary camel nasal swabs by RT-PCR.

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Cancer researcher Alan Rabson has died at 92, the New York Times reports.

As the National Guideline Clearinghouse goes dark, the ECRI Institute says it will pick up the slack.

In Genome Research this week: sequencing method examines proteins parasite uses to evade immune system, L1 insertions in cancer, and more.

The Atlantic reports on private Facebook support groups for people who receive unexpected parentage results from direct-to-consumer genetic tests.