This Week in PNAS

In early online publication, a collaboration between Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, the University of Chicago, and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory defined the transcriptome of human CD34+ hematopoietic stem-progenitor cells, finding that early hematopoiesis is an "orchestrated process" involving more than half the human genes distributed in various functions.

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Publication of He Jiankui's work on gene-edited infants would raise ethical concerns for journals, Wired and others report.

The New York Times reports that evidence linking trauma in one generation to epigenetic effects that influence subsequent generations may be overstated.

ScienceInsider reports that US National Institutes of Health researchers were told in the fall they could not obtain new human fetal tissue.

In PNAS this week: skin pigmentation evolution among KhoeSan, biomarkers for dengue virus progression, and more.