This Week in Science

In Science this week, researchers from Harvard and the University of Toronto used a newly-constructed fluorescent protein fusion library for E. coli for a quantitative system-wide analysis of protein and mRNA expression in individual cells with single-molecule sensitivity. They found that protein and mRNA copy numbers for any given gene in a single cell are uncorrelated.

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Two researchers have found that behavioral genetic defenses in criminal cases don't tend to affect outcomes, according to Popular Science.

Researchers report that while host genetics influence the oral microbiome, they don't appear to affect cavity-causing microbes, the Economist says.

Pandas' gut microbiomes change as what they eat changes with the seasons, writes Discover's Inkfish blog.

In PLOS this week: comparative genomic study of malaria-linked macaque parasite, search for apple root reference genes, and more.