This Week in PLOS

A team from the UK and Thailand tracks nasopharyngeal microbes in children from a refugee camp on the border of Thailand and Myanmar over time several years, from 2007 to 2010. For a study published in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, the researchers followed 21 infants, collecting 544 nasopharyngeal swabs from the children from the time they were born until the age of 24 months.

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In an against-all-odds twist, a researcher studying exceeding rare FOXG1 mutations discovers her daughter has the syndrome.

An effort by Genomics Medicine Ireland is creating a database of diseases based on the genomics of people in Ireland. It now is looking into the possibility of including Scotland in its work.

In recent weeks, the direct-to-consumer genetics firm has rolled out a health hub where customers can share information concerning 18 common health conditions.

In PLOS this week, new genes associated with prostate cancer risk, genetic patterns in M. bovis, and more.