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This Week in Cell

Chromatin-associated proteins and histone modifications can be maintained through many rounds of transcription, but it wasn't known whether these complexes stay bound. Scientists at Harvard examined the PRC1-class Polycomb group protein complexes in an in vitro transcription experiment and found that Polycomb complexes remain bound to replicated templates.

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In PLOS this week: nasal microbial communities in asthma patients; sequencing-based way to detect, track schistosomiasis; and more.

The New York Times speaks with Vanderbilt's John Anthony Capra about Neanderthal genes in modern humans.

A draft guidance from the FDA suggests the agency wants to more tightly control gene-edited animals, according to Technology Review.

Researchers were among this weekend's protesters bemoaning the new US administration, Vox reports.