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This Week in PLOS

In PLOS Genetics, researchers from the US, the UK, and Yemen used new and existing genome-wide SNP profiles for individuals in Yemen and other regions in the Horn of Africa to consider the possibility that there were historical migrations back to Africa. Indeed, their analyses indicated that individuals in the Horn of Africa tend to have both African and non-African ancestry that is distinct from present-day non-African populations in the region.

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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.