This Week in PLOS

In PLOS Genetics, an international team led by investigators at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia describes common variants that appear to influence neuroblastoma susceptibility and/or tumorigenesis. Using a genome-wide association study approach, the researchers compared genotype patterns in 2,101 individuals with neuroblastoma and more than 4,200 unaffected controls.

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US News & World Report writes that genetic testing of lung tumors can help identify treatments for patients.

A team of researchers plans to sample Loch Ness for environmental DNA, according to Newsweek.

The New York Times writes about the appearance of mosaicism in healthy people.

In PNAS this week: insecticide resistance patterns Anopheles gambiae mosquito, transcriptome patterns in Pseudomonas aeruginosa during infection, and more.