This Week in PLOS

In PLOS Genetics, an international team led by investigators in Cuba, Canada, and Denmark describes findings from an effort to assess population admixture and pigmentation-related variants in more than 1,000 individuals from Cuba. With information at 128 ancestry informative markers, the researchers determined the proportions of African, European, and Native American ancestry in the genomes of 1,109 Cubans from across the country.

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In a survey, about half of Canadian government scientists say they still feel as though they cannot speak freely, ScienceInsider reports.

The Atlantic reports that biohacker Josiah Zayner regrets injecting himself with the CRISPR gene-editing tool on stage.

Clinicians in China are moving ahead with a number of CRISPR trials, NPR reports, as the US embarks on its first.

In Nature this week: genomic approaches applied to study Neolithic and Bronze Age Europeans, and more.