This Week in PLOS

In PLOS Pathogens, a research duo from the University of Washington and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center reports on new clues about the evolution of simian immunodeficiency virus, a primate lentivirus related to HIV.

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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.