This Week in PLoS

Researchers at the Weill Cornell Medical College in New York and their colleagues this week present "an enhanced form of reduced representation bisulfite sequencing with extended genomic coverage, which [results] in greater capture of DNA methylation information of regions lying outside of traditional CpG islands." Applying this RRBS-based approach to primary human bone marrow specimens from patients with acute myelogeneous leukemia, the researchers found that "genetically distinct AML subtypes display

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Berkeley researchers have engineered yeast to make the molecule behind the hoppy taste of beer, Quartz reports.

King's College London researchers examine the influence of school type and genetics on academic achievement.

FiveThirtyEight writes that most who take a direct-to-consumer BRCA1/2 genetic test won't learn much from it.

In Science this week: early life experience influence somatic variation in the genome, and more.