This Week in PNAS

In a study appearing in the online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences this week, a team from the Genome Institute of Singapore and the National University of Singapore describes the metagenomic, metatranscriptomic, and culture-based method it used to find three anaerobic microbe strains from the Dehalococcoides mccartyi species that can detoxify polychlorinated biphenyl, or PCB, pollutants in the environment.

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US News & World Report writes that genetic testing of lung tumors can help identify treatments for patients.

A team of researchers plans to sample Loch Ness for environmental DNA, according to Newsweek.

The New York Times writes about the appearance of mosaicism in healthy people.

In PNAS this week: insecticide resistance patterns Anopheles gambiae mosquito, transcriptome patterns in Pseudomonas aeruginosa during infection, and more.