This Week in PNAS

In the early, online version of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, an international team led by investigators in Australia and France report on loci linked to differences in flowering time and photoperiod in domestic legumes relative to their wild counterparts. Through quantitative trait locus analyses on wild and domestic pea and lentil lines, the team tracked down two sites in the genome with ties to photoperiod response.

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A new analysis examines the gender gap among paper authors in the sciences and says it may take decades or more to close.

Researchers have uncovered signals of selection that may enable the Bajau people to free five hundreds of feet deep, Reuters reports.

In Science this week: paternally inherited cis-regulatory structural variants in autism, and more.

A new report outlines issues facing the implementation of personalized medicine in the UK, the Independent reports.