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This Week in PLoS

In work appearing this week in PLoS Biology, scientists led by the University of Toronto's Charles Boone used a blend of phage display, yeast two-hybrid, and peptide array screening to scan billions of peptides in order to find SH3 domain binding partners in S. cerevisiae. After creating a "high-confidence yeast SH3 domain interaction map," they showed that the binding peptides were enriched for proteins involved in endocytosis.

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In PLOS this week: nasal microbial communities in asthma patients; sequencing-based way to detect, track schistosomiasis; and more.

The New York Times speaks with Vanderbilt's John Anthony Capra about Neanderthal genes in modern humans.

A draft guidance from the FDA suggests the agency wants to more tightly control gene-edited animals, according to Technology Review.

Researchers were among this weekend's protesters bemoaning the new US administration, Vox reports.