This Week in PLoS

In PLoS Genetics this week, the Harvard School of Public Health's Marilyn Cornelis and her colleagues "report the first genome-wide association study of habitual caffeine intake," in which they genotyped 47,341 individuals of European descent and identified 7p21 near AHR and 15q24 between CYP1A1 and CYP1A2 as two loci significantly associated with consumption.

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A federal grand jury has indicted Elizabeth Holmes and Ramesh Balwani for alleged wire fraud in conjunction with their activities at Theranos.

Nature News reports that some developers are nervous about GitHub's acquisition by Microsoft.

A direct-to-consumer genetic testing company sent out used spit kits, CNBC reports.

In PLOS this week: comparison of commercial bisulfite kits, new method to predict essential proteins, and more