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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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In PLOS this week: a sequencing-based screen of Lyme disease-causing pathogen, the range of animals bitten by Anopheles darling mosquitoes in Peru, and more.

An NC State researcher is exploring the use of CRISPR-Cas3 as an anti-microbial, Gizmodo reports.

The Earth BioGenome Project plans to sequence all life on Earth, according to ScienceInsider.

For those who are concerned about Trump administration actions related to science, a new column in Scientific American has suggestions for ways to fight back.