This Week in Cell

A recent study in Cell suggests that the transition from HIV infection to AIDS may involve a marked expansion of viral communities in the gut. Through experiments involving monkey models infected with simian immunodeficiency virus, or SIV, researchers from Washington University, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and elsewhere looked at the gut virome during AIDS development.

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An opinion piece in the Guardian argues that President Donald Trump is uninterested in science and that might not be a bad thing for the field.

The San Francisco Chronicle reports the Veterans Affairs Health System is studying whether genetic testing can help prescribe better depression therapies.

Stat News reports that Spark Therapeutics' Luxturna is now being used to treat a wider array of patients.

In Genome Biology this week: transcription factor use among brittle stars, single-cell RNA sequencing strategy, and more.