This Week in Cell

A systems biology-based analysis of postmortem brain samples from individuals with late-onset Alzheimer's disease suggests a microglial cell and immune function-related network may contribute to the disease. In Cell, researchers from the US, Iceland, and elsewhere looked at gene expression patterns in 1,647 postmortem brain samples from 549 genotyped individuals, including 376 individuals with late-onset Alzheimer's disease and 173 dementia-free control individuals.

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NPR reports on Human Cell Atlas Consortium's effort to catalog all the different cell types within the human body.

The Union of Concerned Scientists surveyed US government scientists about Trump Administration policies and more, Science reports.

National Geographic reports that marine mammals have lost a gene that could make them more susceptible to organophosphate damage.

In PNAS this week: history and genetic diversity of the scarlet macaw, approach for predicting human flu virus evolution, and more.