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This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: gypsy moth genome sequenced, phylogenomic analysis of Polyneopterans, and more.

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The US National Institutes of Health is to review studies that have received private support for conflicts of interest, according to the New York Times.

Statisticians are often asked by researchers to manipulate data, Bloomberg reports.

A pair of economists uses genetic attainment scores to examine the effect of parental income on the success of their children.

The teams, from the Chinese Academy of Sciences and NYU Langone Health, generated viable yeast strains with just one or two chromosomes.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: retrotransposon expression and regulation in human cells, convergent evolution in photoreceptor proteins, and more.

A study in Microbiome finds that heavy drinkers have an unhealthy mix of bacteria in their mouths.

The researchers built a combination nucleic acid-antibody test for the disease using an approach they said could be generally useful for rapid test development.

A New York University-led team finds that skates and mammals share nerves and genes for walking.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: DNA damage associated with e-cigarette exposure, inflammasome inhibition by OLT1177, and more.

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Germany's Project DEAL has come to an agreement with the publisher Wiley over journal access and open-access publishing, ScienceInsider reports.

Researchers uncover additional loci associated with lifespan, which the Telegraph says could be folded into a genetic test.

A Canadian panel recommends public coverage of the gene therapy Kymriah if its cost comes down, the Globe and Mail reports.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: new accurate quantification by sequencing approach, CNV breakpoints in Plasmodium falciparum, and more.