This Week in PNAS

The evolution of haloarchaea in at least one super salty Antarctic lake has been helped along by rampant gene swapping between species from the same and different genera, according to a study in the early, online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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Science speaks with the University of Michigan's Jedidiah Carlson, who has tracked population genetic discussions at white nationalist sites.

Gene therapies could qualify for a faster US Food and Drug Administration approval process, according to Stat News.

NPR reports that the US House of Representatives has passed a bill to enable terminally ill patients access to experimental drugs.

In Genome Research this week: inversion variants mapped in human, non-human primate genomes; transcriptome profiling of maize, sorghum; and more.