This Week in PLOS

In PLOS Genetics, University of Michigan researchers explore a gene regulatory process called RNA-directed DNA methylation (RdDM) — which uses small interfering RNAs and long non-coding RNAs to target repressive chromatin modifications to certain genes — in the model plant Arabidopsis thaliana.

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A new analysis examines the gender gap among paper authors in the sciences and says it may take decades or more to close.

Researchers have uncovered signals of selection that may enable the Bajau people to free five hundreds of feet deep, Reuters reports.

In Science this week: paternally inherited cis-regulatory structural variants in autism, and more.

A new report outlines issues facing the implementation of personalized medicine in the UK, the Independent reports.