This Week in PNAS | GenomeWeb

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week, there's a series of articles in reference to the Two Centuries of Darwin Sackler Colloquium, most taking a closer look at natural selection and its relationship to key scientific questions today. In one, zoologists from the University of British Columbia check in on the role genetics plays in ecological speciation.

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In PLOS this week: genetic study of breast cancer in Egyptian families, mutations linked to cleft lip and palate, and more.

Council Bluffs, Iowa, schools are encouraging more girls to pursue STEM courses, according to the Associated Press.

Because of new open-access requirements, Gates Foundation-funded researchers can't publish in some top journals, Nature News reports.

In Science this week: deletion of one microRNA allows pluripotent stem cells to form embryonic and non-embryonic lineages, and more.