This Week in Nature

In the advance, online edition of Nature Biotechnology this week, researchers from Germany and Singapore examined the how gene expression shifts when the malarial parasite Plasmodium falciparum is exposed to 20 compounds that inhibit an early stage of the parasite's development in blood cells. The team found at least three-fold changes in the expression of roughly 59 percent of P. falciparum coding genes after treatment with one or more of the chemicals.

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A new analysis examines the gender gap among paper authors in the sciences and says it may take decades or more to close.

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In Science this week: paternally inherited cis-regulatory structural variants in autism, and more.

A new report outlines issues facing the implementation of personalized medicine in the UK, the Independent reports.