This Week in PLoS

In PLoS Biology this week, a paper out of Jeff Lichtman’s lab has reconstructed the connectomes, or the complete connectional maps of neural circuits, of six interscutularis muscles from adult transgenic mice expressing fluorescent proteins in all motor axons.

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University of California, San Diego, researchers have developed a gene drive to control a fruit-destroying fly.

A new study of a β-thalassemia gene therapy appears promising, according to NPR.

Futurism writes that gene doping could be the next generation of cheating in sports.

In Nature this week: hair color genes, hybridization between 13-year and 17-year cicadas, and more.