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In Science this week: full CRISPR locus integration complex structure, and more.

Happier Reviewers?

The company Publons aims to make being a peer reviewer a more attractive task, the Economist reports.

In at PLOS One

Retraction Watch speaks with PLOS One's new editor about the journal's decline in the number of papers published and his plans for the journal.

AI for Peer Review

Scientific publishers are looking into whether artificial intelligence can help the peer-review process, Wired reports.

A pair of researchers from the American Geophysical Union examines why women are less likely to serve as peer reviewers.

The Ottawa Citizen got a fake paper published in its test of quality control at two Canadian publishers recently bought by OMICS International.

One of Dozens

The Economist takes a look at the rise in the number of authors on scientific papers.

The Clinical Pharmacogenetics Implementation Consortium hopes that the terms will be widely adopted by labs and help advance adoption of PGx test results across systems. 

At Nature Jobs, the University of Hull's Mark Lorch offers five tips to help you get your paper noticed.

Give It Back

A major funding agency in China is cracking down on peer-review scams, ScienceInsider reports.

Pages

The Washington Post reports on researchers' efforts to determine the effect of an increasingly common SARS-CoV-2 mutation.

Florida Politics reports Florida's law barring life, long-term care, and disability insurers from using genetic information in coverage decisions went into effect at the beginning of July.

A new analysis finds a link between popular media coverage of a scientific study and how often that paper is cited.

In Nature this week: CRISPR approaches to editing plant genomes, way to speed up DNA-PAINT, and more.