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Genome sequences from southeast Asian Plasmodium falciparum isolates suggest resistance to a new treatment arose the same year it was introduced.

In Science this week: mutations that allow the malaria parasite to evade treatment, and more.

Using sequencing from 262 drug-resistant Plasmodium falciparum representatives, researchers characterized the malaria parasite resistome.

Researchers from the Anopheles gambiae 1000 Genomes Project uncovered high levels of genetic diversity in two mosquito species in Africa.

Japanese researchers developing the method highlighted its ability to accurately and rapidly diagnose different strains of malaria in resource-limited endemic regions. 

In PNAS this week: grape genomes give insight into domestication, columnar cacti classification, and more.

In a wide-ranging discussion, the two leaders touched upon vaccine development, infant mortality, US education, research funding, machine learning, and precision medicine.

In Genome Research this week: sex-biased gene expression evolution in malaria mosquitos, method to find ancient selective sweeps, and more.

In PLOS this week: Venezuelan equine encephalitis evolution and spread, Plasmodium vivax genetic diversity, and more.

In PLOS this week: transcriptomic and developmental patterns of filamentous fungi development, cutaneous leishmaniasis diagnosis method, and more.

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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.