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This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: population genomic study of hematopoietic regulation, proteasome subunit patterns in cancer, and more.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: link between gene flow restriction and insecticide resistance in malaria mosquitos, cotton leaf shape genetics, and more.

Imperial College London researchers are working on gene drives for mosquitos to fight malaria, NPR reports.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: transcriptional control enables malaria parasite to get around disease control efforts, DNA methylation patterns in the Norway spruce, and more.

By detecting as little as one parasite per microliter of whole blood, the test could be used to further future efforts aimed at malaria eradication.

Two independent research teams linked plasmepsin 2 and plasmepsin 3 gene amplifications to piperaquine resistance.

Researchers have filled in an important gap in the historical record for global malaria distribution with these missing European strain sequences.

In Genome Research this week: targets of ALL gene fusion, genetic variation underlying Brachypodium DNA methylation, and more.

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation increases its support of gene drives, Technology Review reports.

A Whitehead Institute-led study has revealed genes essential to one-celled parasites causing human diseases, which have resisted gene-editing techniques.

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In Science this week: metagenomic-based technique for determining protein structure, and more.

An academic laments the rise of narcissism in the sciences, the Guardian reports.

Outgoing FDA commissioner Robert Califf writes in an editorial that the agency can help boost innovation.

The Trump transition team has asked NIH Director Francis Collins to remain at his post, though it's unclear for how long that will be.