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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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The White House has created a list of cuts, including to the NIH, that could be in a budget bill for this year.

The US National Institutes of Health is to allow applicants to cite preprints just as they would any other research paper, ScienceInsider reports.

Two manuscript pages handwritten by Charles Darwin are going on the auction block, according to the Los Angeles Times.

In PNAS this week: tool to track transcriptome-wide binding, evidence of balancing selection on behavior-linked genes, and more.