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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Congress approved a bill Friday that would increase the US National Institutes of Health's funding by $2 billion for fiscal year 2019.

UK's Labour Party calls for a ban on non-invasive prenatal testing for determining sex, BBC News reports.

Sarah Lawrence College's Laura Hercher warns in a New York Times op-ed that more people are going to need help figuring out what their consumer genetic testing results mean.

In PLOS this week: intra-tumor heterogeneity patterns, genomic analysis of Thoroughbred horse origins, and more.