In PNAS this week: retinitis pigmentosa gene therapy, role of microbiome in growth stunting, and more.
Plasmodium vivax parasites that infect humans have highly similar genomes to parasites that infect apes, a finding with possible disease-eradication consequences.
Researchers in the UK are working on using gene drives to control malaria-carrying mosquitoes, the Telegraph reports.
In Nucleic Acids Research this week: chromatin accessibility profiles in P. falciparum during development, transcriptional start sites and regulatory patterns in A. baumannii, and more.
In PNAS this week: single-cell analysis of blood cells from malaria mosquito vector, genes contributing to high yield in rice, and more.
In Science this week: gene expression patterns associated with severe cases of malaria, and more.
An international research team uncovered differences in both host and parasite gene expression between uncomplicated and severe malaria cases in The Gambia.
In Nature this week: shared genetic architecture for asthma and allergic diseases, and more.
In PNAS this week: insecticide resistance patterns Anopheles gambiae mosquito, transcriptome patterns in Pseudomonas aeruginosa during infection, and more.
Sequencing the genomes of a half a dozen chimp- or gorilla-infecting malaria parasites provided a clearer picture of Plasmodium falciparum evolution.
Researchers find that historical factors influence which genes are the most highly studied, the Atlantic reports.
The US National Science Foundation's new sexual harassment policy is to go into effect next month, according to Nature News.
Researchers report using genotyping to tie together illegal ivory shipments and trace them back to a handful of cartels, the New York Times reports.
In Nature this week: genomic ancestry analysis of Sardinians, current noncoding mutations in colorectal cancer, and more.