This Week in PLOS

In PLOS One, researchers from Sweden and Germany present a genome sequence-based analysis of American foulbrood, a honeybee disease caused by globally endemic Paenibacillus larvae bacteria. The team attempted to use core genome sequencing as a multilocus sequence typing tool, focusing on dozens of P. larvae isolates from mainland Sweden or from colonies in Gotland during a 2014 outbreak on the Baltic island.

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A phylogenetic analysis indicates two venomous Australian spiders are more closely related than thought, the International Business Times reports.

Technology Review reports that 2017 was the year of consumer genetic testing and that it could spur new analysis companies.

In Science this week: CRISPR-based approach for recording cellular events, and more.

A new company says it will analyze customers' genes to find them a suitable date, though Smithsonian magazine says the science behind it might be shaky.