This Week in PLOS

In PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, a team from the US and Peru used patterns at more than a dozen microsatellite sites to assess population structure in Triatoma infestans, an insect that transmits the Chagas disease-causing parasite Trypanosoma cruzi. The researchers considered genetic patterns in 180 T.

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The London School of Economics' Daniele Fanelli argues at the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that the reproducibility crisis in science isn't as dire as some say.

A team of researchers in Portugal has examined the genomic basis for racing pigeons' athleticism and navigational skills, finding it's likely polygenic.

Wired reports that diagnostic firms continue to seek, post-Theranos, the ability to diagnose diseases from small amounts of blood.

In Science this week: analysis of DNA from ancient North Africans, and more.