This Week in PLoS

In PLoS ONE this week, University of Washington, Seattle, researchers report their identification of novel prognostic molecular features in acute myeloid leukemia, derived from their cross-study analyses of 25 gene expression profiling studies. One third of the 4,918 reported genes were replicated in more than one study, but only 9.6 percent of those repeated were associated with AML prognostics, the authors report.

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As the UN ponders a ban on gene drives, one malaria researchers says there are less dramatic ways to fight the disease in Africa than unleashing GM mosquitoes on a whole continent.

In Nature this week: an improved reference genome of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, genomes of four species of truffles, and more.

The Associated Press reports that gene-edited food may soon be for sale.

The United Nations is to consider a ban on field testing gene drives at a meeting being held next week, Technology Review reports.