This Week in PLOS

Transcriptional patterns found in human induced pluripotent stem cell lines hinge on the genetic background of the human iPS cells, according to a PLOS Genetics study by researchers at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute. The team performed RNA sequencing on more than two dozen iPS cell lines generated from the same types of somatic tissues from several different donors.

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This year's Breakthrough Prize winners include a pair that developed a therapy for spinal muscular atrophy.

The New York Times reports on how white supremacists misconstrue genetic research, concerning many geneticists.

Researchers find that people's genetics influence their success at university, but that it is not the only factor.

In Nature this week: approach to identify genetic variants that affect trait variability, application of read clouds to microbiome samples, and more.