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This Week in PNAS

In this week's PNAS, research led by Stanford University scientists studied antibodies to β-amyloid (Aβ) proteins on a large scale. Using peptide arrays on plasma samples and cerebrospinal fluid of patients with Alzheimer's disease, they found natural antibodies against known toxic Aβ and amyloidogenic non-Aβ peptides and that these antibodies decrease with age and advancing Alzheimer's.

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In Science this week: metagenomic-based technique for determining protein structure, and more.

An academic laments the rise of narcissism in the sciences, the Guardian reports.

Outgoing FDA commissioner Robert Califf writes in an editorial that the agency can help boost innovation.

The Trump transition team has asked NIH Director Francis Collins to remain at his post, though it's unclear for how long that will be.