This Week in PLOS

In PLOS Genetics, the University of Missouri's Jeremy Taylor and colleagues describe relationships, ancestral histories, and domestication patterns in cattle from more than 130 breeds. The team genotyped 1,543 individuals belonging to far-flung and varied domestic cattle breeds from around the world to assess population structure in the animals.

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National Geographic reports that marine mammals have lost a gene that could make them more susceptible to organophosphate damage.

NPR reports on Human Cell Atlas Consortium's effort to catalog all the different cell types within the human body.

The Union of Concerned Scientists surveyed US government scientists about Trump Administration policies and more, Science reports.

In PNAS this week: history and genetic diversity of the scarlet macaw, approach for predicting human flu virus evolution, and more.