This Week in Cell

Stanford University researchers used cell-free DNA sequencing to profile microbes present in more than 650 blood samples from 96 recent heart or lung transplant recipients over the span of two years. In the process, they identified sequences from an opportunistic viral pathogen in the anelloviridae family that appears to take hold in the bloodstream when a transplant recipient's immune system is dampened by anti-rejection drugs.

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Robert Redfield is floated as the next director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Washington Post reports.

The New York Times writes that the National Institutes of Health's All of Us Research Program is "ambitious" and that some are concerned it might be overly so.

Representative Lamar Smith's criticism of the National Science Foundation has "changed the nature of the conversation," according to ScienceInsider.

In PLOS this week: non-coding RNA function in yeast, transcriptomic profiles of malaria parasites, and more.