This Week in PLOS

In PLOS Genetics, investigators at the University of Bern and elsewhere describe a splice variant of the muskelin 1 gene MKLN1 that contributes to a deadly autosomal recessive skin, immune, and growth condition called lethal acrodermatitis (LAD) in Bull Terrier and Miniature Bull Terrier dogs.

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Magdalena Skipper, the incoming editor-in-chief of Nature, speaks with NPR's Weekend Edition Sunday.

Genetic genealogy has led to an arrest in another cold case, dating back to 1987.

In PLOS this week: mutation in second gene widens clinical symptoms of people with ADD3 mutations, comparative genomic analysis of Pseudovibrio, and more.

Wired reports that 23andMe is trying to bolster its outside collaborations.