This Week in Science

In Science this week, a multi-institute research team uses long-read sequence assembly and full-length complementary DNA sequencing to generate new and improved orangutan and chimpanzee genome assemblies, without the need for human reference genome assemblies. By comparing the new ape genomes with previously assembled human genomes and a gorilla genome, the researchers

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British Nobel laureates and Fields Medal winners warn that a 'hard' Brexit could harm science across the UK, the Guardian reports.

Vox reports on inequities in genetic research and efforts to address them.

The New York Times reports that Arizona State University's Lawrence Krauss is retiring following allegations of sexual misconduct.

In PNAS this week: de novo NUS1 mutations linked to Parkinson's disease risk, candidate hepatocellular carcinoma drivers, and more.