This Week in PLoS

In PLoS Biology this week, scientists at the SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse show that they can use pluripotent cells to generate a fully functioning eye in the frog. Cells from blastula stage embryos are pluripotent, but usually, they only differentiate into epidermis.

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A federal grand jury has indicted Elizabeth Holmes and Ramesh Balwani for alleged wire fraud in conjunction with their activities at Theranos.

Nature News reports that some developers are nervous about GitHub's acquisition by Microsoft.

A direct-to-consumer genetic testing company sent out used spit kits, CNBC reports.

In PLOS this week: comparison of commercial bisulfite kits, new method to predict essential proteins, and more