This Week in PLOS

In PLOS Genetics, a research duo from Stanford University presents findings from a whole-genome study of yeast populations adapted to growth under unchanging environmental conditions. By sequencing representatives from Saccharomyces cerevisiae populations grown many generations in constant, sugar-limited conditions, the team tracked down more than 100 mutations that appear to coincide with adaptation by the yeast communities.

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An opinion piece in the Guardian argues that President Donald Trump is uninterested in science and that might not be a bad thing for the field.

The San Francisco Chronicle reports the Veterans Affairs Health System is studying whether genetic testing can help prescribe better depression therapies.

Stat News reports that Spark Therapeutics' Luxturna is now being used to treat a wider array of patients.

In Genome Biology this week: transcription factor use among brittle stars, single-cell RNA sequencing strategy, and more.