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This Week in Science

In Science this week: importance of postdoctoral researchers, and more.

This Week in PLOS

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

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: genetic diversity of the people of Madagascar, loss-of-function mutations linked to respiratory infection severity, and more.

This Week in Cell

In Cell this week: DNA methylation and T cell exhaustion, longevity in C. elegans, and more.

The amount of cancer data being generated is driving researchers to develop artificial intelligence and deep machine-learning methods to help them keep up.

Researchers described a vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus infection transmitted from a liver donor to recipient, ruling out hospital-acquired infection with genomics.

Poor, Snubbed Archaea

The Atlantic reports that archaea are often neglected by microbiome studies.

Two research teams reported detecting prions using different versions of the same assay, and one said it could detect the proteins before the onset of symptoms.

The organizations in the consortium will identify, characterize, and catalog human biological molecules affected by physical activity in volunteer biosamples.

Coral from a variable environment can better adapt to a new locale through gene expression changes.

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The Jackson Laboratory has filed a complaint accusing Nanjing University of breeding and re-selling its mouse models, the Hartford Courant reports.

Oxford researchers are turning to virtual reality to visualize genes and regulatory elements, Phys.org says.

In Science this week: neutrophils rely on microRNA to protect against lung inflammation, and more.

China is moving forward with plans to sequence a million citizens, the Wall Street Journal reports.