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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Science speaks with the University of Michigan's Jedidiah Carlson, who has tracked population genetic discussions at white nationalist sites.

Gene therapies could qualify for a faster US Food and Drug Administration approval process, according to Stat News.

NPR reports that the US House of Representatives has passed a bill to enable terminally ill patients access to experimental drugs.

In Genome Research this week: inversion variants mapped in human, non-human primate genomes; transcriptome profiling of maize, sorghum; and more.