This Week in PLOS

In PLOS Genetics, an international team led by investigators in Greece, the UK, Canada, and the US report on results from a search for rare genetic contributors to human hematological traits. With data from nearly 308,600 participants, the researchers looked for potential ties between more than a dozen blood-cell traits and almost 137,100 rare or splice site variants.

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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.