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This Week in Nature

In this week's Nature, researchers from the University of Chicago report on the discovery that a single gene, and not a cluster of linked genes as previously thought, can affect the entire wing pattern of butterflies to make them resemble that of a toxic species. In some butterflies, the female is capable of mimicking the wing pattern of another, toxic insect, which offers a survival benefit.

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The White House has created a list of cuts, including to the NIH, that could be in a budget bill for this year.

The US National Institutes of Health is to allow applicants to cite preprints just as they would any other research paper, ScienceInsider reports.

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In PNAS this week: tool to track transcriptome-wide binding, evidence of balancing selection on behavior-linked genes, and more.