This Week in PLOS

In PLOS Genetics, researchers from the University of Helsinki and elsewhere report on findings from an exome sequencing analysis of small bowel adenocarcinoma. The team used a combination of exome sequencing and OncodriveFML driver mutation detection analysis to profile more than 100 primary small bowel adenocarcinoma samples archived over several years, from 2003 to 2011.

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Researchers in China have generated mouse pups from same-sex parents, according to Scientific American.

Two research teams find a role for PIEZO2 in touch sensitivity after injury and inflammation.

The South China Morning Post reports that Hong Kong plans to add HK$20 billion (US$2.6 billion) to a research endowment.

In Science this week: open genetic genealogy databases can lead to the identification of individuals who have not sought testing, and more.