By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – An international team of researchers has used Pacific Biosciences' single-molecule sequencing technology to gain insight into the pathogenicity and evolutionary origins of the O104;H4 strain of Escherichia coli responsible for a recent outbreak in Europe that resulted in thousands of illnesses and more than 50 deaths.

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In Nature this week: Icelandic genome sequences, approach to increase CRISPR efficiency, and more.

Testing showing "genetic incompatibilities" have led thousands of couples in Saudi Arabia to call off their weddings, the BBC reports.

Decode Genetics' ability to tell Icelanders, even ones the company hasn't sequenced, about their disease risk brings up ethical questions.

Genetic analysis of Britain's King Richard III and modern descendants of his relatives indicate breaks in the male line.

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