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This Week in PLOS

A team from the US and China used genotyping with high-density arrays to narrow in on candidate loci linked to high altitude adaptations in a nomadic Mongolian population called the Deedu, known to have moved into an area known as the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau from the Mongolian steppes some 500 years ago.

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In Nature this week: genome-wide transcriptome analysis of brain samples from people with autism spectrum disorder, flounder genome, and more.

Researchers used T-cell transfer therapy to target mutation KRAS, according to the New York Times.

The US Senate has passed the 21st Century Cures Act, which would provide a funding boost at NIH while overhauling FDA policies.

Bloomberg reports that President-elect Donald Trump is considering Jim O'Neill for Food and Drug Administration commissioner.