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This Week in PLOS

The Pseudomonas species found in lung microbiomes of individuals who've received lung transplants correspond with distinct clinical features in the transplant recipients, according to a PLOS One study. A University of Michigan-led team performed 16S ribosomal RNA sequencing and quantitative PCR analyses of bronchoscopy samples from 33 lung transplant recipients to identify microbial members of lung microbiomes.

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In Science this week: genetic target for urothelial bladder cancer treatment, and more.

At the Conversation, the University of Oxford's Michael Macklay writes that learning genetic risk of disease is a personal decision.

Two dozen scientific organizations have endorsed the March for Science, according to ScienceInsider.

Researchers in Japan describe a chimpanzee with a chromosomal abnormality similar to human Down syndrome, Mashable reports.