This Week in Science

In Science this week, researchers from the International Glossina Genome Initiative present the sequence of the tsetse fly, the primary vector for the parasites that cause trypanosomiasis. They show that the tsetse fly, which survives entirely on blood, relies on a number of bacterial symbionts for nutrients that aren’t supplied by their meals.

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Robert Redfield is floated as the next director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Washington Post reports.

The New York Times writes that the National Institutes of Health's All of Us Research Program is "ambitious" and that some are concerned it might be overly so.

Representative Lamar Smith's criticism of the National Science Foundation has "changed the nature of the conversation," according to ScienceInsider.

In PLOS this week: non-coding RNA function in yeast, transcriptomic profiles of malaria parasites, and more.