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In this week's Science, an international research team presents a study combining field and laboratory experiments to identify the ecological and molecular mechanisms underlying trait adaptation in wild mice. The scientists directly estimate natural selection on pigmentation traits and an underlying pigment locus by using experimental enclosures of mice on different soil colors.

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US National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins says he will avoid male-only speaker panels.

Two patients fell ill, and one subsequently died, following a fecal microbiome transplant that harbored multi-drug-resistant bacteria, according to the New York Times.

Technology Review reports that eGenesis is testing whether organs from genetically modified pigs can be transplanted into monkeys.

In Science this week: almond reference genome, and more.