This Week in PLOS

In PLOS Genetics, Australian researchers explore potential contributions that trans-chromosomal interactions may make to immune system development in mammalian cells. Using HiC chromosome conformation capture, the team tallied up chromosome interactions in mouse and human immune cells — namely, CD4+ T cells, CD8+ T cells, and B cells.

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Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.

Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.

In Science this week: research regulation and reporting requirement reform, and more.

With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.