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This Week in PLoS

Scientists have used single-molecule imaging to study how microtubule-associated proteins "translate microtubule heterogeneity into specific cellular functions." They found that Kinesin-1 motors move on a subset of stable microtubules in COS cells, whereas Kinesin-2 and Kinesin-3 motors do not select subsets of microtubules. "This selectivity ...

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In Nucleic Acids Research this week: nanopore sequencing workflow to detect antibiotic resistance in gut microbes, TSSPlant tool, and more.

Because gene-edited organisms can cross borders, Gizmodo wonders whether there should be an international body to govern their use.

HHS Secretary nominee Tom Price is to go in front of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions today, NPR's Morning Edition reports.

Prior to being closed, Theranos' Arizona lab failed an inspection by regulators, according to the Wall Street Journal.