This Week in PNAS

In the early, online edition of PNAS this week, National Institutes of Health researchers examine the epigenetic changes associated with different red blood cell invasion strategies in a strain of the malarial parasite Plasmodium falciparum that can be coaxed to switch from sialic acid-dependent to -independent invasion.

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In a survey, about half of Canadian government scientists say they still feel as though they cannot speak freely, ScienceInsider reports.

The Atlantic reports that biohacker Josiah Zayner regrets injecting himself with the CRISPR gene-editing tool on stage.

Clinicians in China are moving ahead with a number of CRISPR trials, NPR reports, as the US embarks on its first.

In Nature this week: genomic approaches applied to study Neolithic and Bronze Age Europeans, and more.