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In Nature this week, the International Brachypodium Initiative describes the genome sequence of Brachypodium distachyon, a wild grass. The team used whole-genome shotgun sequencing and deep Illumina sequencing to analyze small RNA populations and found that, much like in Arabidopsis, the small RNA reads were most dense in regions of high repeat density.

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Two researchers are calling for education for scientists on defending facts.

Researchers were among those who marched in London this weekend to call for another vote on Brexit.

Duke has agreed to pay $112.5 million to settle a lawsuit regarding its handling of data falsified by biologist Erin Potts-Kant. 

In PLOS this week: genetic factors influencing inorganic arsenic metabolism and toxicity, a germline variant in the cell adhesion molecule-coding gene DSCAM, and more.