This Week in PLOS

In PLOS Genetics, a team from Canada and the US reports on results from a study that involving tracking DNA methylation levels at hundreds of thousands of sites in the genome in post-mortem brain samples from 738 individuals.

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NPR reports that Turkish high school students will no longer study evolution.

Researchers report they sequenced and identified plant species in an "al fresco" laboratory.

An Australian team searches for genetic alterations linked to depression in hopes of developing personalized treatments, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.

In PNAS this week: host contributors to typhoid fever risk, effects of obesity-related variants near TMEM18, and more.