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In PNAS this week: artemisinin resistance mutations in malaria parasites, ant-plant interactions over time, and more.

In Nature this week: common genetic variants influence monogenic neurodevelopmental disorders,  analysis of fruitENCODE, and more.

An Imperial College London-led team reports that it was able to use a gene drive to control a population of lab mosquitos.

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.

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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.

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Researchers are developing a breath test to determine how severe patients' methylmalonic acidemia disease is, FierceBiotech reports.

NPR reports that vaccine developers are working on SARS-CoV-2 vaccines that are easier to store or administer than the current crop.

Reuters reports that France is to recommend that people under 55 who received one dose of AstraZeneca's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine receive a different vaccine for their second dose.