This Week in PLoS

In PLoS Genetics this week, researchers across Brazil report sequencing the genome of an Herbaspirillum seropedicae strain, a diazotrophic endophyte "capable of colonizing intercellular spaces of grasses such as rice and sugar cane." Through the Paraná State Genome Programme, the team sequenced the 5,513,887 basepair genome of H.

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American scientists find themselves once again warning the Trump administration not to dismiss science, the New Yorker report.

A new study suggests CRISPR could be used to save coral reefs from dying off, Forbes reports.

Researchers have found that the i-motif shape of DNA previously observed in the lab also exists in human cells, and that it may serve a purpose.

In PNAS this week: a genomic, transcriptomic, and metabolomic analysis of the tea plant, Arabidopsis thaliana's adaptations to specific local environments, and more.