This Week in Science

In this week's Science, a multi-institute team of scientists reports a genomic study of pigmentation, providing details about the evolution of the range of skin tones found among humans. The researchers sequenced the genomes of more than 2,000 Africans living in Ethiopia, Tanzania, and Botswana, pinpointing a number of variants significantly associated with skin pigmentation.

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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.