This Week in PLoS

Two papers in PLoS Computational Biology this week try to better understand the three-dimensional structure of proteins. In one, scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics developed a method to more precisely find the minimal subset of residues that can define the global structure of a protein.

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American scientists find themselves once again warning the Trump administration not to dismiss science, the New Yorker report.

A new study suggests CRISPR could be used to save coral reefs from dying off, Forbes reports.

Researchers have found that the i-motif shape of DNA previously observed in the lab also exists in human cells, and that it may serve a purpose.

In PNAS this week: a genomic, transcriptomic, and metabolomic analysis of the tea plant, Arabidopsis thaliana's adaptations to specific local environments, and more.