This Week in PLOS

Researchers from the Genome Institute at Washington University and elsewhere used a systems biology-based approach to identify features in Paragonimus lung flukes aimed at more reliably diagnosing a food-borne condition called paragonimiasis, which is linked to consumption of undercooked crustaceans. As they report in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, the investigators did transcriptome sequencing and mass spec-based protein profiling on the trematode P.

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An opinion piece in the Guardian argues that President Donald Trump is uninterested in science and that might not be a bad thing for the field.

The San Francisco Chronicle reports the Veterans Affairs Health System is studying whether genetic testing can help prescribe better depression therapies.

Stat News reports that Spark Therapeutics' Luxturna is now being used to treat a wider array of patients.

In Genome Biology this week: transcription factor use among brittle stars, single-cell RNA sequencing strategy, and more.