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This Week in PLoS

Researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine present in PLoS Computational Biology this week an integrative method for the data-driven discovery of candidate genes for human pain sensitivity that takes "advantage of the vast amount of existing disease-related clinical literature and gene expression microarray data stored in large international repositories." To develop this, the researchers first ranked thousands of diseases according to their disease-specific pai

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The White House has created a list of cuts, including to the NIH, that could be in a budget bill for this year.

The US National Institutes of Health is to allow applicants to cite preprints just as they would any other research paper, ScienceInsider reports.

Two manuscript pages handwritten by Charles Darwin are going on the auction block, according to the Los Angeles Times.

In PNAS this week: tool to track transcriptome-wide binding, evidence of balancing selection on behavior-linked genes, and more.