This Week in PNAS

In the early version of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers from the University of Missouri and elsewhere describe chromosomal features detected by painting all 10 maize plant chromosomes with whole-chromosome oligonucleotide fluorescence in situ hybridization painting, The probes were developed with the help of shotgun sequences from an inbred maize line called B73, the team says, revealing everything from recombination to cell division patterns in the plant

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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.