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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.

In this week's Science, how the periwinkle produces vinblastine, and IDing P. falciparum genes.

Saturation mutagenesis of the human malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum identified almost 2,700 essential genes during the blood stage of infection.

By sequencing and characterizing the genome of Artemisia annua, researchers uncovered gene expansions and regulatory features linked to artemisinin production.

Researchers have done single-cell RNA sequencing on hundreds of Plasmodium falciparum or P. berghei isolates to track gene activity involved in infection cycles.

In PLOS this week: non-coding RNA function in yeast, transcriptomic profiles of malaria parasites, and more.

Using haplotype profiling, phylogenetics, and other analyses, researchers retraced sickle allele emergence to a single event occurring roughly 7,300 years ago.

In PNAS this week: genomic responses in drug-treated malaria parasites, characterization of marine sponge's bacterial symbionts, and more.

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A small, early-stage trial of a combination therapy for brain cancer reports favorable responses in two patients, according to the Guardian.

Nature News writes that viral genomic surveillance in the US faces systemic issues.

President Joe Biden is seeking an increase in federal spending, including higher budgets for the National Institutes of Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

In PLOS this week: sex-stratified genome-wide association study of chronic pain, sequencing data from Indigenous Mexican groups, and more.