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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The New York Times Magazine writes that proteomics might be better poised than genomics to say when someone is falling ill.

Bloomberg profiles IndieBio, a startup incubator for the life sciences.

In an editorial, Nature calls for the end to the exploitation of foreign postdocs.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: collection of epigenome-wide association study data, updated BloodSpot database, and more.