This Week in PLoS

In PLoS One this week, researchers at the Warsaw University of Life Sciences in Poland and elsewhere report a draft of the Cucumis sativus , better known as the cucumber, genome of the North-European Borszczagowski cultivar, line B10, as well as a comparative genomics analysis involving another cultivar, Arabidopsis thaliana, Populus trichocarpa, and Oryza sativa.

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Consulting company McKinsey says diagnostics companies will have to combine genomic data analysis, electronic medical records, effective reimbursement strategies, and regulatory compliance in order to win.

A new report has found that researchers in Africa are still heavily dependent on funding from organizations in the US, Europe, and China, Nature News says.

An article in The Atlantic argues that the progress being made in science isn't keeping pace with the money and time being spent on research.

In Science this week: a CRISPR screen identifies sideroflexin 1 as a requisite component of one-carbon metabolism, and more.