This Week in PLOS

A team from the US and Guatemala explore the genetic diversity of the Chagas disease-causing parasite Trypanosoma cruzi in Central America for a paper appearing in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases. The researchers used 18S ribosomal RNA sequencing to identify discrete typing units in T. cruzi parasites carried by the kissing bug vector Triatoma dimidiata, using more than 300 samples from Mexico, Central America, or Colombia.

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British Nobel laureates and Fields Medal winners warn that a 'hard' Brexit could harm science across the UK, the Guardian reports.

Vox reports on inequities in genetic research and efforts to address them.

The New York Times reports that Arizona State University's Lawrence Krauss is retiring following allegations of sexual misconduct.

In PNAS this week: de novo NUS1 mutations linked to Parkinson's disease risk, candidate hepatocellular carcinoma drivers, and more.