This Week in PLoS

In PLoS Biology this week, collaborating researchers in Seattle and Japan investigate the role of PARP-1 in the repair of DNA lesions. Their study shows that PARP-1 deficiency results in a reduction in gene conversions and enhances repair of AID-induced lesions.

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CNN reports that researchers have tied a new variant to opioid addiction risk.

Organoids derived from patients' tumors may help determine what chemotherapy treatment patients would benefit from, according to New Scientist.

An initiative from GenomeAsia 100K hopes to increase the number of South Asians in genetic research, according to NBC News.

In Science this week: genomic analysis of ancient and modern horses indicates population turnover, and more.