This Week in PNAS

A team from Australia and the US used a combination of arrays and RNA sequencing to look at gene splicing in a zebrafish line known to contain a recessive lethal point mutation in a gene called clbn that encodes part of the so-called U12-type spliceosome — a complex of small ribonucleoproteins tasked with splicing minor class pre-messenger RNAs.

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Researchers in China have generated mouse pups from same-sex parents, according to Scientific American.

Two research teams find a role for PIEZO2 in touch sensitivity after injury and inflammation.

The South China Morning Post reports that Hong Kong plans to add HK$20 billion (US$2.6 billion) to a research endowment.

In Science this week: open genetic genealogy databases can lead to the identification of individuals who have not sought testing, and more.