This Week in PLoS

As they report in PLoS Biology, the University of York's Michael Hofreiter and colleagues used a combination of multiplex PCR and next-gen sequencing to compare the nuclear genomes of the African savanna elephant, African forest elephant, Asian elephant, the American mastodon, and the woolly mammoth.

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What happens to scientific papers when certain journals are no longer published? Some scientists are trying to make sure they don't disappear forever.

A study in Microbiome finds that heavy drinkers have an unhealthy mix of bacteria in their mouths.

Doctors and patients are still trying to figure out what role at-home genetic testing should play in healthcare, Newsweek says.

In Genome Research this week, mismatch repair deficiency in C. elegans, retracing transcriptions start site evolution in the human genome, and more.