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In this week's Science, the journal announces the combination of technologies that enable the single-cell-based tracking of biological development as its 2018 Breakthrough of the Year winner. The winning technologies enable the isolation of thousands of intact cells from living organisms, the efficient sequencing of expressed genetic material in each cell, and the labeling of cells to reconstruct their relationships in space and time.

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According to New Scientist, GEDmatch changed its terms and conditions over the weekend to opt its users out of law enforcement searches.

The Atlantic looks into time spent pursuing gene leads generated through candidate gene studies.

A twin study uncovers evidence that genes may influence whether someone gets a dog, Martha Stewart reports.

In PNAS this week: Cdx2 cells can help regenerate heart tissue in mice following a heart attack, PIWI-interacting small RNA levels in human cancer, and more.