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This Week in Science

In Science this week: click chemistry for evaluating therapies, and more.

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: high-quality de novo assembly of the apple genome, and more.

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: 90 ancient Egyptian mitochondrial genomes analyzed, and more.

The genome of an Eneolithic individual found in Romania contained both Western hunter-gather and Neolithic farmer components, according to the researchers.

Copy number alterations in red blood cell invasion receptor-related genes that are more common in some African populations appear to protect against severe malaria.

Core elements of the new program include integrating genomic data into electronic medical records and the establishment of a national genome center.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: blood pressure and hypertension loci in people of African ancestry, Plasmodium vivax population genomics, and more.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: new green algae genome assembly, Arabidopsis thaliana population history, and more.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: genomic analysis of Bantu-speaking peoples, and more.

In Genome Biology this week: methylation-based predictor of age in mice, population genetics of the common bean, and more.

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The American Prospect writes that the pilot program to test the DNA of migrants could lead to more family separations.

An international commission is to develop a report on how researchers, clinicians, and regulators should evaluate the clinical applications of human germline genome editing.

The US Department of Agriculture presents a new blueprint for animal genomic research.

In Genome Research this week: repetitive element deletion linked to altered methylation and more in form of muscular dystrophy; human contamination in draft bacterial and archaeal genomes; and more.