NIH and Notre Dame researchers have used gene expression analysis to look at changes associated with chloroquine resistance in Plasmodium falciparum, a parasite that causes malaria in humans. In this PLoS ONE study, they looked at three different clones that had unique mutations in the PfCRT gene, a gene that confers resistance to chloroquine, in parasites grown with and without chloroquine.

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The Washington Post reports on a Federal Bureau of Investigation plan to place rapid DNA analyzers at booking stations around the country.

In an editorial, officials from scientific societies in the US and China call for the international community to develop criteria and standards for human germline editing.

The US National Institutes of Health is to review studies that have received private support for conflicts of interest, according to the New York Times.

In Science this week: the PsychENCODE Consortium reports on the molecular mechanisms of neuropsychiatric disorders, and more.