This Week in PLOS

In PLOS Genetics, an international team led by researchers at Stanford University brought together data for hundreds of modern-day Sardinians and two ancient individuals from Bulgaria as part of their continued analysis of 5,300-year-old Tyrolean Iceman genome sequences. A comparison of the sequences indicated that the Iceman was related to populations in Sardinia as well as individuals involved in the early spread of agriculture.

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A University of California, Los Angeles-led team has found turning off the CCR5 gene could improve recovery after a stroke, according to Scientific American.

South Dakota lawmakers are to weigh a bill aimed at teaching the strengths and weaknesses of scientific concepts, the Associated Press and KEVN-Black Hills Fox report.

In Science this week: the synthetic genetic system hachimoji, and more.

Thermo Fisher Scientific says it will no longer sell machines in China's Xinjiang region, according to the Wall Street Journal.