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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Genetics and Molecular Research retracts two gastric cancer papers for being "substantially equal" to other papers, according to Retraction Watch.

A new analysis indicates that the Ebola virus behind the current West African outbreak is mutating at about the same rate as other Ebola viruses.

With the launch of Scott Kelly into space today, the study of him and his earthbound brother to disentangle the effects of life in space from the effects of genetics kicks off.