This Week in PLoS

In PLoS Genetics this week, members of the LACE Consortium present their panel of 446 ancestry-informative markers, or AIMs, which they "optimized to estimate ancestral proportions in individuals and populations throughout Latin America," and applied to genome-wide data from 953 individuals from diverse African, European, and Native American populations.

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Researchers hope to tease out the signature effects that different carcinogens leave on the genome to determine their contributions to disease, Mosaic reports.

The Wall Street Journal looks into the cost of new gene therapies.

An Imperial College London-led team reports that it was able to use a gene drive to control a population of lab mosquitos.

In PNAS this week: genomic effects of silver fox domestication, limited effect of mitochondrial mutations on aging in fruit flies, and more.