This Week in PNAS

A team led by investigators at the Anhui Agricultural University in China presents findings from a genomic, transcriptomic, and metabolomic analysis of the tea plant Camellia sinensis var. sinensis. Using short- and long-read sequencing, the researchers put together a high-quality draft genome sequence with leaf DNA from the C. sinensis var.

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This year's Breakthrough Prize winners include a pair that developed a therapy for spinal muscular atrophy.

The New York Times reports on how white supremacists misconstrue genetic research, concerning many geneticists.

Researchers find that people's genetics influence their success at university, but that it is not the only factor.

In Nature this week: approach to identify genetic variants that affect trait variability, application of read clouds to microbiome samples, and more.