This Week in Cell

A pair of Cell studies implicated a mutation in the CLP1 gene in a newly described condition characterized by brain defects, neurodegeneration, and other symptoms. Researchers from the Baylor College of Medicine, Austrian Academy of Sciences, and elsewhere found the genetic glitch — a homozygous missense mutation in the RNA kinase-coding CLP1 gene — through exome sequencing on four individuals from families affected by an unknown neurological condition.

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

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.

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