This Week in PLoS

Anu Chakicherla at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is first author on a paper published in PLoS Computational Biology this week that's developed a computational method to predict protein-protein interactions based not on amino acid sequence, but structural similarity.

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Researchers have sequenced the northern white rhinoceros to gauge whether it could be brought back from the edge of extinction, the New York Times reports.

Bavaria expands its forensic genetic analyses to include DNA phenotyping, raising discrimination concerns.

Tufts University researchers found a role for miRNA in transmitting stress between generations, the Economist reports.

In Science this week: gut microbiome influences liver cancer growth, spread; and more.