This Week in PLOS

In PLOS One, researchers from Shandong Provincial Hospital in China consider circular RNAs present in infantile hemangiomas, relatively common non-cancerous tumors in infants that form blood vessels. Using expression arrays, the team assessed circRNA, microRNA, and messenger RNA levels in infantile hemangioma and matched normal samples from four affected children, verifying circRNA expression patterns of interest with reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction.

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Lawmakers have asked four direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies to explain their privacy policies and security measures, according to Stat News.

The Trump Administration has proposed a plan to reorganize the federal government, the Washington Post reports.

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