This Week in PLOS

In PLOS Genetics, researchers from Israel, the UK, and Ethiopia compare genomic features in dozens of Leishmania donovani strains isolated from Ethiopian individuals affected by visceral leishmaniasis, alone or in combination with HIV. Based on whole-genome sequences for 41 isolates or clones — including 28 samples from northern Ethiopia and 13 southern Ethiopian samples — the team identified high levels of aneuploidy.

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A draft bill released by the US House of Representatives appropriations committee would increase the 2019 National Institutes of Health budget by 3 percent.

Bloomberg looks into privacy issues raised by law enforcement's use of genetic genealogy sites.

NBC News reports on the Earth BioGenome Project, which aims to sequence all eukaryotic life on Earth.

In Science this week: environmental DNA can help in studies of marine animals, and more.