This Week in PLOS

In PLOS Genetics, researchers from France, Japan, and Belgium present findings from a genome sequencing and comparative genomics study of root-knot nematodes in the Meloidogyne genus, focusing on ameioitic, asexual representatives that might offer clues about asexual root-knot nematodes that plague agricultural plants.

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Jay Shendure and his colleagues have developed a new method to more comprehensively identify human cell types, the NY Times reports.

Researchers in the UK and Japan have shown that infertility in mice with three sex chromosomes can be overcome, according to the Guardian.

China is embracing preimplantation genetic diagnosis, Nature News reports. 

In PLOS this week: host genetic factors associated with cervical neoplasia progression, population patterns for an ancient flowering rainforest plant, and more.