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This article has been updated from a previous version to correct the name and title of an interview subject.

A University of York team used transcriptome sequencing and pedigree studies to create a genetic map for Artemisia annua, a plant that contains a compound used to help treat some forms of malaria.

The New York Times reports that as China invests in science, it also is dealing with research fraud.

In PLOS this week: transcriptome study of a cold-tolerant plant, deep sequencing of clinical influenza A samples, and more.

The Atlantic writes that retrotransposons like BovB have proliferated in a number of genomes.

Researchers have sequenced the genome of a man who lived in China some 40,000 years ago, according to UPI.