This Week in PLoS

In PLoS One this week, researchers suggest that "re-annotation should be considered to be an essential first step for deriving value from functional genomics data" because it can produce unique knowledge derived from previous research findings. In any systems biology modeling of functional genomics data, the authors say, structural and functional re-annotation is critical — particularly for species with recently sequenced genomes.

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The partially reinstated US travel ban leaves space for uncertainty for researchers, Nature News says.

Researchers find a number of traits differ by sex and could affect mouse model studies, according to Reuters.

Tweaking the skin microbiome could help address some skin conditions, the New York Times reports.

In PNAS this week: DNA methylation profiles of tumor tissue, gene dynamics in prokaryotes, and more.