This Week in PLoS

This week in PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, an international team led by investigators at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute report the genome and transcriptome of the human blood fluke Schistosoma mansoni. The team's data now appear in a searchable format in both the GeneDM and SchistroDB databases.

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Researchers have sequenced the northern white rhinoceros to gauge whether it could be brought back from the edge of extinction, the New York Times reports.

Bavaria expands its forensic genetic analyses to include DNA phenotyping, raising discrimination concerns.

Tufts University researchers found a role for miRNA in transmitting stress between generations, the Economist reports.

In Science this week: gut microbiome influences liver cancer growth, spread; and more.