This Week in PNAS

Researchers from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center sequenced the gypsy moth genome, Lymantria dispar, to try to uncover differences between the flightless European gypsy moth and the Asian gypsy moth, which can fly, as they report in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The European gypsy moth, L. dispar dispar was introduced accidentally to North America where it has contributed to forest defoliation.

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The World Health Organization has announced the members of its gene-editing committee, according to NPR.

DARPA is working on developing algorithms that gauge the credibility of research findings, Wired reports.

The American Society of Breast Surgeons recommends all women diagnosed with breast cancer be offered genetic testing, the Washington Post says.

In Science this week: comparison of modern, historical rabbit exomes uncovers parallel evolution after myxoma virus exposure; and more.