This Week in PNAS

In the early, online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, an international team describes genetic variants that dial down the risk of conditions such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder but bump up the euphoric effects associated with the drug d-amphetamine.

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The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is investing in Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory's BioRxiv.

A study appearing in PLOS One finds that shortened consent forms don't affect clinical trial participants' understanding of the study.

The National Security Agency monitored signal intelligence for signs of "nefarious" genetic engineering projects, Gizmodo reports.

In Nature this week: barley genome sequenced, method for genotyping and phasing short tandem repeats, and more.