This Week in PLOS

In PLOS Genetics, an international team led by investigators in Oklahoma characterizes a locus in and around the OAS1 gene implicated in an autoimmune condition called Sjogren's syndrome, which involves altered exocrine system activity.

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An opinion piece in the Guardian argues that President Donald Trump is uninterested in science and that might not be a bad thing for the field.

The San Francisco Chronicle reports the Veterans Affairs Health System is studying whether genetic testing can help prescribe better depression therapies.

Stat News reports that Spark Therapeutics' Luxturna is now being used to treat a wider array of patients.

In Genome Biology this week: transcription factor use among brittle stars, single-cell RNA sequencing strategy, and more.