This Week in PLOS

In PLOS Genetics, a team from the US, Canada, and Germany describes findings from a genome-wide screen aimed at uncovering genetic factors behind the production of cell envelopes in Gram-negative bacteria.

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York University researchers find genomic evidence of inbreeding in the yellow-banded bumblebee, according to Reuters.

In its survey of US adults, the Pew Research Center finds that views on the genetic engineering of animals depend on why it's done.

The Scientist reports agricultural researchers are working on a gene-stacking tool.

In Nature this week: statistical method for overcoming case-control imbalance issues, and more.