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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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Bloomberg reports that the DNA-for-cash deal reported in Kentucky might be a more widespread scam.

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have treated infants with X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency using gene therapy in an early phase study.

St. Louis Public Radio reports that some African Americans are turning to DNA ancestry testing to help guide genealogical searches.

In Nature this week: a genomic analysis of the snailfish Pseudoliparis swirei, ancient DNA analysis gives insight into the introduction of farming to England, and more.