This Week in PLOS

In PLOS One, Translational Genomics Research Institute researcher Daniel Von Hoff and his colleagues describe findings from a whole-genome sequencing study of pancreatic cancer. The group, which included investigators from TGen, Scottsdale's Mayo Clinic, the Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center Clinical Trials, and Arizona State University, sequenced matched tumor and normal samples from three individuals with pancreatic adenocarcinoma.

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Researchers have treated an X-linked genetic disease affecting three babies in utero, Stat News reports.

The Associated Press reports that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is beefing up sequencing as a tool to investigate foodborne illnesses.

Researchers have sequenced samples from ancient toilets to study past eating habits and health, NPR reports.

In Nature this week: ash dieback disease fungal genome, and more.