This Week in PNAS

In this week's PNAS Early Edition, an international research team reports the interactions between the Jumonji C domain-containing hydroxylase JMJD6 and single-stranded RNA. Based on its molecular morphology, the investigators found that JMJD6 binds to single-stranded RNA, but not single-stranded DNA, double-stranded RNA, or double-stranded DNA, suggesting that the molecule is more likely to bind and modify single-strand RNA "rather than the previously reported peptide substrates."

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Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has released the results of a genetic ancestry analysis, the Boston Globe reports.

Retraction Watch's Ivan Oransky and Adam Marcus report that Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital have recommended that more than 30 papers from a former researcher be retracted.

Thomas Steitz, who won the 2009 chemistry Nobel Prize for his ribosome work, has died, the Washington Post reports.

In PLOS this week: mechanisms for genes implicated in coronary artery disease, rumen microbes and host genetics influence cow methane production, and more.