This Week in PLoS

In PLoS One this week, researchers in the US and China describe their mRMR feature selection and analysis method to predict protein domain. The team combined the techniques of random forest, maximum relevance minimum redundancy, and incremental feature selection, and incorporated physicochemical and biochemical properties, sequence conservation, residual disorder, secondary structure, and solvent accessibility to make their predictions.

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Polygamy amplified a rare genetic disease in area near Arizona-Utah border, BBC Future reports.

Genetic ancestry testing led one woman to learn that her father and another baby boy had been switched at birth, the Washington Post reports.

Simple de-identification methods can protect information in a database from attackers, a new study suggests.

In Science this week: approach to visualize chromatin structure in nuclei, and more.