This Week in PLOS

A team from the University of Wisconsin at Madison reports on results from a genome-wide association study on toxin tolerance in the yeast model organism Saccharomyces cerevisiae in PLOS Genetics this week. Using hundreds of thousands of high-quality SNPs gleaned from available whole-genome sequence data for 165 S.

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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.