This Week in PNAS

In this week's PNAS Early Edition, a team led by investigators at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine reports on its functional screen of RNA-binding proteins in yeast. The team aimed to identify amyotrophic lateral sclerosis-associated candidates similar to those RNA-binding proteins, FUS and TDP-43, that were previously identified as associated with ALS.

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Jay Shendure and his colleagues have developed a new method to more comprehensively identify human cell types, the NY Times reports.

Researchers in the UK and Japan have shown that infertility in mice with three sex chromosomes can be overcome, according to the Guardian.

China is embracing preimplantation genetic diagnosis, Nature News reports. 

In PLOS this week: host genetic factors associated with cervical neoplasia progression, population patterns for an ancient flowering rainforest plant, and more.