This Week in PLOS

In PLOS Genetics, a Baylor College of Medicine-led team explores potential molecular mechanisms behind chromosomal insertion events. During Baylor Genetics testing on some 56,000 individuals using clinical array comparative genomic hybridization (aCGH) and fluorescence in situ hybridization, the researchers say, they saw 16 individuals with complex chromosomal insertions.

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A draft bill released by the US House of Representatives appropriations committee would increase the 2019 National Institutes of Health budget by 3 percent.

Bloomberg looks into privacy issues raised by law enforcement's use of genetic genealogy sites.

NBC News reports on the Earth BioGenome Project, which aims to sequence all eukaryotic life on Earth.

In Science this week: environmental DNA can help in studies of marine animals, and more.