This Week in PNAS

Scientists at the the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing collaborated on a study published this week in the early online edition of PNAS that looked at phosphorylation events of the Neurospora core circadian protein FRQ. Using mass spec, they identified 43 FRQ phosphorylation sites in vivo and another 33 by in vitro kinase assays.

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The New York Times reports that as China invests in science, it also is dealing with research fraud.

In PLOS this week: transcriptome study of a cold-tolerant plant, deep sequencing of clinical influenza A samples, and more.

The Atlantic writes that retrotransposons like BovB have proliferated in a number of genomes.

Researchers have sequenced the genome of a man who lived in China some 40,000 years ago, according to UPI.