This Week in PLOS

A genome sequencing study in PLOS Genetics suggests that an obligate mutualist bracoviruses have undergone dramatic genome reorganization during adaptation to life inside parasitoid wasps. Researchers from the University of Georgia and elsewhere sequenced a draft genome sequence for the parasitoid wasp species Microplitis demolitor, simultaneously characterizing sequences for the bracovirus living within it. The team's comparisons between the M.

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Researchers hope to tease out the signature effects that different carcinogens leave on the genome to determine their contributions to disease, Mosaic reports.

The Wall Street Journal looks into the cost of new gene therapies.

An Imperial College London-led team reports that it was able to use a gene drive to control a population of lab mosquitos.

In PNAS this week: genomic effects of silver fox domestication, limited effect of mitochondrial mutations on aging in fruit flies, and more.