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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A new report highlights the potential threats posed by advances in synthetic biology, NPR reports.

A Bloomberg reporter tried to get her genetic data deleted, but found it's not so simple to do.

Johns Hopkins University's Steven Salzberg and his colleagues have come up with a new estimate for the number of human genes, Nature News reports.

In Genome Research this week: study of intra-tumor heterogeneity, workflow resources for EPIGEN-Brazil, and more.