This Week in PNAS

In the early, online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a team from Italy and the US describes patterns found in the genomes of symbiotic and free-living Polynucleobacter necessarius — a bacterial species expected to offer clues about processes that can contribute to genome reduction. By sequencing the genome of symbiotic P.

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A new analysis examines the gender gap among paper authors in the sciences and says it may take decades or more to close.

Researchers have uncovered signals of selection that may enable the Bajau people to free five hundreds of feet deep, Reuters reports.

In Science this week: paternally inherited cis-regulatory structural variants in autism, and more.

A new report outlines issues facing the implementation of personalized medicine in the UK, the Independent reports.