This Week in PNAS

In a paper published online in advance in PNAS this week, investigators at The Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, Calif., and their colleagues use whole-genome sequencing and microarray analysis data to show that a recent Peruvian Plasmodium vivax isolate — dubbed IQ07 — has one SNP per every 985 bases, which distinguish it from the reference strain of the malaria-causing parasite.

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Researchers find that a personalized medicine approach could help people who experience pain while taking statins, New Scientist reports.

US National Science Foundation is continuing its responsible research conduct training policy despite its flaws, ScienceInsider reports.

A CRISPR-themed meeting explored how the tool could and should be used, Wired reports.

In Science this week: database of proteins' effects on cancer, targeted error correction sequencing, and more.