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This Week in PNAS

In the early edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers with Washington University's Center for Pharmacogenomics describe long non-coding RNAs that seem to appear to contribute to epigenetic regulation of transcripts in developing heart tissue. Through a combination of quantitative RNA sequencing and bioinformatics analyses on mouse embryonic heart tissue, the team tracked down more than 300 heart-expressed lncRNAs.

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The White House has created a list of cuts, including to the NIH, that could be in a budget bill for this year.

The US National Institutes of Health is to allow applicants to cite preprints just as they would any other research paper, ScienceInsider reports.

Two manuscript pages handwritten by Charles Darwin are going on the auction block, according to the Los Angeles Times.

In PNAS this week: tool to track transcriptome-wide binding, evidence of balancing selection on behavior-linked genes, and more.