This Week in PLOS

In PLOS Genetics, an international team led by investigators at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and Case Western Reserve University reports on findings from genome-wide association study analyses aimed at findings loci linked to blood pressure and hypertension in individuals with African ancestry.

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Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has released the results of a genetic ancestry analysis, the Boston Globe reports.

Retraction Watch's Ivan Oransky and Adam Marcus report that Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital have recommended that more than 30 papers from a former researcher be retracted.

Thomas Steitz, who won the 2009 chemistry Nobel Prize for his ribosome work, has died, the Washington Post reports.

In PLOS this week: mechanisms for genes implicated in coronary artery disease, rumen microbes and host genetics influence cow methane production, and more.