A team from Italy, the UK, the US, and Switzerland consider sex-biased gene expression evolution in Anopheles mosquito species capable of transmitting malaria-causing parasites. The researchers did RNA sequencing on several tissues from four Anopheles species, focusing on features for genes with enhanced expression in female mosquitos, which feed on blood and may transmit parasites in the process. Based on gene expression and sequence data for An.

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The Washington Post reports on a Federal Bureau of Investigation plan to place rapid DNA analyzers at booking stations around the country.

In an editorial, officials from scientific societies in the US and China call for the international community to develop criteria and standards for human germline editing.

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.

In Science this week: the PsychENCODE Consortium reports on the molecular mechanisms of neuropsychiatric disorders, and more.