This Week in PNAS

In the early, online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a UK team describes gene expression shifts in blood samples from people deprived of sufficient shuteye. Array-based transcripome profiling on samples from 26 individuals involved in week-long sleep restriction experiments indicated that insufficient snoozing can lead to higher- or lower-than-usual expression of hundreds of genes in the blood, the researchers report.

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The ancestors of the Arizona bark scorpion and other scorpions and spiders underwent whole-genome duplication, KJZZ reports.

A cryptographic approach could help researchers keep genomic data private while researchers analyze it, Scientific American reports.

Andy Page, the former president of 23andMe, has joined a diabetes-management startup, according to CNBC.

In Cell this week: regulatory changes in pancreatic cancer, metabolic shifts in Alzheimer's disease, and more.