This Week in PNAS

In the early, online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, an international team led by investigators at the University of Massachusetts used genome sequencing to delve into the diversity, genome structure, mutational patterns, and recombination rates found in cytomegalovirus isolates from 47 infants with congenital CMV infections and one infected adult with glioblastoma multiforme.

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CNN reports that researchers have tied a new variant to opioid addiction risk.

Organoids derived from patients' tumors may help determine what chemotherapy treatment patients would benefit from, according to New Scientist.

An initiative from GenomeAsia 100K hopes to increase the number of South Asians in genetic research, according to NBC News.

In Science this week: genomic analysis of ancient and modern horses indicates population turnover, and more.