This Week in Nature

In this week's Nature Genetics, an international research team presents the discovery of genetic variants within a fetus' genome that influence the risk of preeclampsia in the mother. The scientists performed a genome-wide association study of children of preeclamptic pregnancies and found two novel variants near the FLT1 gene that were significantly associated with the condition.

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Robert Redfield is floated as the next director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Washington Post reports.

The New York Times writes that the National Institutes of Health's All of Us Research Program is "ambitious" and that some are concerned it might be overly so.

Representative Lamar Smith's criticism of the National Science Foundation has "changed the nature of the conversation," according to ScienceInsider.

In PLOS this week: non-coding RNA function in yeast, transcriptomic profiles of malaria parasites, and more.