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In PNAS this week: genes involved in histone deacetylation in Arabidopsis, effects of pathogenic presenilin-1 mutations, and more.

After a study finds DNA from antibiotic-resistant bacteria in Beijing smog, residents there worry, according to the New York Times.

Canada begins its search for a chief government science advisor, Nature News reports.

A company is using facial recognition tools to identify genetic disorders from pictures, Technology Review reports.