This Week in PLoS

Harvard's Stuart Shieber has penned an article for PLoS Biology this week arguing for leveling the playing field for open access journals. He says that this "inequity" can be remedied with a simple, cost-effective system.

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Jay Shendure and his colleagues have developed a new method to more comprehensively identify human cell types, the NY Times reports.

Researchers in the UK and Japan have shown that infertility in mice with three sex chromosomes can be overcome, according to the Guardian.

China is embracing preimplantation genetic diagnosis, Nature News reports. 

In PLOS this week: host genetic factors associated with cervical neoplasia progression, population patterns for an ancient flowering rainforest plant, and more.