This Week in PLOS

Researchers from Simon Fraser University, the British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, and elsewhere used genotyping and functional comparisons to look at the evolution and persistence of HIV sequences that impact the virus' interaction with human leukocyte antigens (HLA) in infected human hosts over time — work they report in PLOS Genetics.

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Jay Shendure and his colleagues have developed a new method to more comprehensively identify human cell types, the NY Times reports.

Researchers in the UK and Japan have shown that infertility in mice with three sex chromosomes can be overcome, according to the Guardian.

China is embracing preimplantation genetic diagnosis, Nature News reports. 

In PLOS this week: host genetic factors associated with cervical neoplasia progression, population patterns for an ancient flowering rainforest plant, and more.