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 new analysis examines the gender gap among paper authors in the sciences and says it may take decades or more to close.

Researchers have uncovered signals of selection that may enable the Bajau people to free five hundreds of feet deep, Reuters reports.

In Science this week: paternally inherited cis-regulatory structural variants in autism, and more.

A new report outlines issues facing the implementation of personalized medicine in the UK, the Independent reports.