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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CNN reports that researchers have tied a new variant to opioid addiction risk.

Organoids derived from patients' tumors may help determine what chemotherapy treatment patients would benefit from, according to New Scientist.

An initiative from GenomeAsia 100K hopes to increase the number of South Asians in genetic research, according to NBC News.

In Science this week: genomic analysis of ancient and modern horses indicates population turnover, and more.