This Week in PLoS

In PLoS One, researchers led by Université Rennes's Nelly Ménard looked into the effect of the Ebola virus on the genetics of Western lowland gorillas. The researchers used 17 microsatellite loci to compare genetic diversity of three gorilla populations before and after Ebola outbreaks — Ebola has a nearly 90 percent mortality rate in gorillas.

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Researchers have uncovered signals of selection that may enable the Bajau people to free five hundreds of feet deep, Reuters reports.

A new analysis examines the gender gap among paper authors in the sciences and says it may take decades or more to close.

In Science this week: paternally inherited cis-regulatory structural variants in autism, and more.

A new report outlines issues facing the implementation of personalized medicine in the UK, the Independent reports.