This Week in PNAS

In the early, online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers with the Georgia Institute of Technology and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration report on findings from a microbiome study centered on atmospheric samples collected between one and 10 kilometers above the ocean and land as part of NASA's Genesis and Rapid Intensification Processes campaign.

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Researchers hope to tease out the signature effects that different carcinogens leave on the genome to determine their contributions to disease, Mosaic reports.

The Wall Street Journal looks into the cost of new gene therapies.

An Imperial College London-led team reports that it was able to use a gene drive to control a population of lab mosquitos.

In PNAS this week: genomic effects of silver fox domestication, limited effect of mitochondrial mutations on aging in fruit flies, and more.