This Week in PLoS

In PLoS Computational Biology this week, Sun Yat-Sen University's Zhiming Dai and Xianhua Dai show that "gene expression divergence is coupled to evolution of DNA structure in coding regions." More specifically, the duo reports its investigation of "the contribution of DNA three-dimensional structural evolution as cis to gene expression divergence" in yeast, in which it found that the two are correlated.

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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.