This Week in PLoS

The Burnham Institute's Adam Godzik is the senior author on a paper appearing this week in PLoS Biology that attempted to map the "dark matter of protein space," or uncharacterized proteins with domains of unknown function of which there are about 2,200 families.

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Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen also contributed to brain research, NPR reports.

The New York Times reports on the shifting interpretations of what some genetic variants mean over time.

In Cell this week: investigation of metastatic tumor evolution, more than 16,000 genetic variants introduced into the budding yeast model organism, and more.

MIT's Technology Review reports on Genentech's pursuit of personalized cancer vaccines.