This Week in PLoS

This week in PLoS Computational Biology, the University of Copenhagen's Jan Gorodkin and Ivo Hofacker discuss the "basic principles of RNA folding" as well as how genomic screens for de novo RNA structures have been used to interrogate regulatory RNA structure on mRNAS and novel non-coding RNA genes, among other things.

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The Seattle Times writes that pharmacogenomics testing can help choose medications that may work best for people with depression.

Researchers report that deleting one gene from butterflies affects their wing coloration patterns, according to the Washington Post.

In PNAS this week: genome sequencing of weevil symbionts, retinoid X receptor deletion in lung cancer metastasis, and more.

Sequencing could help combat foodborne illnesses, according to a blog post by Food and Drug Administration officials.