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In PLOS this week: functional effect of adiponectin-linked variants, sequencing reveals regional differences among Swedes, and more.

Inside Higher Ed reports faculty members want a say in re-opening discussions.

In Cell this week: catalog of structural variants within the human genome, proteomic and metabolomic profiles of COVID-19 patients' blood, and more.

Core labs remain closed or at reduced operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, leading to concerns about the state of their businesses when they can reopen.

In Nature this week: new and efficient CRISPR system, chromatin interaction profiles improves prediction of brain disorder risk genes, and more.

In Genome Biology this week: functional analysis of cancer drug resistance genes, transcriptome-wide association study of breast cancer, and more.

In PNAS this week: immune gene expression differences in blood of young adults, molecular contributors to cells' microtubule and actin networks, and more.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: 5hmC modifications coincide with malaria parasite gene expression changes, approach for clustering single-cell RNA sequences, and more.

In Nature this week: FreeHi-C approach simulates Hi-C data from interacting genome fragments, and more.

The system uses chemical epigenetic modifiers to activate the expression of target genes by recruiting an endogenous chromatin-activating machinery.

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Howard Hughes Medical Institute will be requiring its researchers to publish their work so it is immediately accessible to the public, ScienceInsider writes.

The Huffington Post reports that Francis Collins, the director of the US National Institutes of Health, has urged Americans to recommit to reason.

About 150 million rapid coronavirus tests purchased by the US federal government are to be distributed to nursing homes, colleges, and the states, according to the New York Times.

In Nature this week: multi-omic analysis of Alzheimer's disease brain samples, de novo assembly of a diploid potato, and more.