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This Week in PLOS

In PLOS Pathogens, researchers from Germany, Switzerland, the US, and France used RNA interference screening to demonstrate that nuclear envelope breakdown is needed for human papillomavirus type 16 to be imported into the cell's nucleus. The team's two-step, high throughput screen indicated that HPV16 import hinges on interactions between the virus and host chromatin features, as well as nuclear envelope breakdown at the mitotic stage of the cell cycle.

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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.