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This Week in PNAS

In the PNAS Early Edition, researchers at Princeton University demonstrate that the biophysical mechanisms of transcriptional regulatory sequences can be deciphered "by a simple experiment in which a library of partially mutated regulatory sequences are partitioned according to their in vivo transcriptional activities and then sequenced en masse." Consequent computational analysis of the sequence data "can provide precise quantitative information about how the regulatory pro

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In PLOS this week: nasal microbial communities in asthma patients; sequencing-based way to detect, track schistosomiasis; and more.

The New York Times speaks with Vanderbilt's John Anthony Capra about Neanderthal genes in modern humans.

A draft guidance from the FDA suggests the agency wants to more tightly control gene-edited animals, according to Technology Review.

Researchers were among this weekend's protesters bemoaning the new US administration, Vox reports.