This Week in PNAS

Two open access papers published this week in PNAS score for systems biology. Neuroscientists at Yale, Harvard, and the Burnham Institute report that when they implanted undifferentiated human neural stem cells into primates made to show symptoms of Parkinson's disease, some of these cells improved behavior and increased dopamine levels.

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This year's Breakthrough Prize winners include a pair that developed a therapy for spinal muscular atrophy.

The New York Times reports on how white supremacists misconstrue genetic research, concerning many geneticists.

Researchers find that people's genetics influence their success at university, but that it is not the only factor.

In Nature this week: approach to identify genetic variants that affect trait variability, application of read clouds to microbiome samples, and more.