This Week in PNAS

In the early edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a Massachusetts General Hospital- and Broad Institute-led team take a look at autism spectrum disorder symptoms and severity in relation to inherited and de novo risk variants in affected individuals. The researchers considered 2,000 ASD cases for the study, focusing on individuals with no affected siblings.

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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.