This Week in PNAS

In the early, online version of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, an international team led by investigators at Pennsylvania State University describes how it used genome sequencing to explore population patterns for the aye-aye — a nocturnal lemur species — in Madagascar. Using whole-genome sequence data on a dozen aye-ayes from the northern, western, or eastern parts of Madagascar, the researchers saw signs of genetic differentiation between aye-aye populations.

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ScienceInsider reports that a new security policy at the US Food and Drug Administration may prevent foreign nationals from working there.

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In PNAS this week: de novo mutations contribute to non-syndromic craniosynostosis, fungal tree of life, and more.