This Week in PNAS

In the early, online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers from France present evidence for past interactions between the unicellular algal species Bigelowiella natans and giant viruses known as nucleocytoplasmic large DNA viruses (NCLDV). By sifting through genome sequences for more than 1,100 sequenced eukaryotes, the team saw some 300 genes in the B.

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NPR reports that with medical data being big business, some companies want to get patients involved.

The Asbury Park Press reports on the startup Genomic Prediction's test to determine an embryo's risk of disease.

In PNAS this week: optical mapping allows glimpse of structural variants, disease-linked GATA2 mutations boosts its protein activity, and more.

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has released the results of a genetic ancestry analysis, the Boston Globe reports.