This Week in Science

In Science this week, an international team of scientists describes a metagenomic-based technique that generated models of 614 previously known protein family structures. Despite technological advances, there are about 5,200 protein families with unknown structures outside the range of comparative modeling. To address this knowledge gap, the investigators combined metagenomic data with calculations that predict protein structure based on residue interaction.

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A draft bill released by the US House of Representatives appropriations committee would increase the 2019 National Institutes of Health budget by 3 percent.

Bloomberg looks into privacy issues raised by law enforcement's use of genetic genealogy sites.

NBC News reports on the Earth BioGenome Project, which aims to sequence all eukaryotic life on Earth.

In Science this week: environmental DNA can help in studies of marine animals, and more.