This Week in PLOS

In PLOS Genetics, researchers from the US and Uruguay consider features found in the common liver fluke, Fasciola hepatica, using genome sequencing and comparative genomics. The team generated a reference genome sequence for a liver fluke isolated from a sheep in Oregon that was also infected with Neorickettsia bacteria resembling those behind Sennetsu fever and Potomac horse fever. With the 1.14 billion base genome, re-sequenced genomes for F.

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The UK's Human Fertility and Embryology Authority calls for consumer genetic testing companies to warn customers that testing could uncover family secrets, according to the Guardian.

The New York Times reports that United Nations delegates have been discussing how to govern the genetic resources of the deep sea.

Researchers have transplanted edited cells into mice that appear to combat cocaine addiction, New Scientist reports.

In PNAS this week: analysis of proteolytic enzymes secreted by circulating tumor cells, phylogenetic study of Fv1 evolution, and more.