This Week in PNAS

In the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences this week, Graham Lord at King's College London has led a study that checked into the genetic factors behind the differentiation of CD4+ T helper cells. In searching for target genes of the transcription factors T-bet and GATA-3, which direct the differentiation of Th cells into Th1 and Th2 cells, they created a genomic map of T-bet and GATA-3 binding in primary human T cells.

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Oxford Nanopore Technologies is looking into dual listings in London and Hong Kong, according to the South China Morning Post.

The New York Times looks into medical research funding in the US and how the grant system might not be funding the best work.

US lawmakers proposed increasing the National Science Foundation budget, including its facilities account, Science reports.

In PNAS this week: effects of gene deletions on bacterial metabolic networks, genetic responses to sea star wasting disease, and more.