This Week in PLOS

In PLOS Genetics, researchers from the University of Manchester explore non-coding RNA function in Saccharomyces cerevisiae yeast using a set of barcoded gene deletion strains, each missing one of the 532 ncRNAs considered with the collection.

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York University researchers find genomic evidence of inbreeding in the yellow-banded bumblebee, according to Reuters.

In its survey of US adults, the Pew Research Center finds that views on the genetic engineering of animals depend on why it's done.

The Scientist reports agricultural researchers are working on a gene-stacking tool.

In Nature this week: statistical method for overcoming case-control imbalance issues, and more.