This Week in PNAS

A study appearing online edition in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences outlines efforts to sequence the genome of the adzuki bean, Vigna angularis, a legume crop believed to have been domesticated in China that's now grown in dozens of countries. Using whole-genome shotgun sequencing, researchers from China and India generated an almost 467 million base draft adzuki bean genome containing more than 34,100 predicted protein-coding genes.

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Customers might want to consider what they might learn about their risk of diseases like Alzheimer's before snagging the genetic testing kits that are on many gift guides this year, NJ.com writes.

The Wall Street Journal reports there is uncertainty surrounding whether He Jiankui's embryo editing did what he said it did.

Stat News reports that the pause on procuring fetal tissue for intramural US National Institutes of Health research will soon affect additional labs there.

In Nature this week: genomic analysis of the invasive fall webworm, amp of constrained coding regions within the human genome, and more.