The University of California, Irvine's Ana Tereza Ribeiro de Vasconcelos and colleagues from the US and Brazil report on results from a genome sequencing study of Anopheles darlingi, a mosquito known for transmitting malaria in neotropical regions such as the Amazon. Within the A. darlingi genome, the team identified almost 10,500 predicted protein-coding sequences, including many that resemble genes found in A.

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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.