This Week in PLoS

In a PLoS One paper published this week, investigators at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in Saudi Arabia present the Dragon Database of Polymorphic Regulation of miRNA genes, or dPORE-miRNA, which aims to "facilitate the investigation of the potential effects of single nucleotide polymorphisms on miRNA gene regulation." The dPORE-miRNA database incorporates transcription factor binding site data and is freely accessible

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Researchers have uncovered signals of selection that may enable the Bajau people to free five hundreds of feet deep, Reuters reports.

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

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.