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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The Associated Press reports that gene-edited food may soon be for sale.

The United Nations is to consider a ban on field testing gene drives at a meeting being held next week, Technology Review reports.

The US Department of Health and Human Services is beginning a series of meetings on human fetal tissue research, Stat News reports.

In Cell this week: epigenetic change linked to glioblastomas, rare and low-frequency variants contributing to multiple sclerosis risk, and more.