This Week in Science

In Science this week, Cornell University investigators publish a study using genomic, community, and agricultural datasets to link land use to a reduction in bee phylogenetic diversity and pollination services. The scientists combine data from the genomic bee tree of life with extensive pollinator community and pollination datasets on 27 apple orchards in New York state, and find that species loss due to agriculturally driven land use change had a great effect on pollinator phylogeny.

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

...and receive Daily News bulletins.

Already have a GenomeWeb or 360Dx account?
Login Now.

The World Health Organization has announced the members of its gene-editing committee, according to NPR.

DARPA is working on developing algorithms that gauge the credibility of research findings, Wired reports.

The American Society of Breast Surgeons recommends all women diagnosed with breast cancer be offered genetic testing, the Washington Post says.

In Science this week: comparison of modern, historical rabbit exomes uncovers parallel evolution after myxoma virus exposure; and more.