This Week in PLOS

In PLOS Pathogens, researchers from Australia and the US explore co-evolution between myxoma viruses in the UK and European rabbits using viral isolates collected between 1954 and 1955 and between 2008 and 2013. The team used genome sequences, quantitative PCR, comparative genomic, and/or phylogenomic analyses to characterize European myxoma viruses alongside previously analyzed strains from Australia, where rabbits and myxoma viruses co-evolved independently.

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The Atlantic reports that genetic counselors are coping with an influx of patients seeking advice on their direct-to-consumer genetic test results.

A small study finds differences between three genomic prostate cancer tests, Medscape reports.

In Nature this week: shared genetic architecture for asthma and allergic diseases, and more.

A survey of Canadians finds them to be divided on genetically modified food, the Ottawa Citizen reports.