This Week in Science

In this week's Science, a Yale-led research group reports the results of an epigenetic comparison of the cerebral cortexes of humans, rhesus monkeys, and mice, which reveal changes in gene regulation that may be linked to the evolution of the human brain.

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The Seattle Times writes that pharmacogenomics testing can help choose medications that may work best for people with depression.

Researchers report that deleting one gene from butterflies affects their wing coloration patterns, according to the Washington Post.

In PNAS this week: genome sequencing of weevil symbionts, retinoid X receptor deletion in lung cancer metastasis, and more.

Sequencing could help combat foodborne illnesses, according to a blog post by Food and Drug Administration officials.