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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The World Health Organization has announced the members of its gene-editing committee, according to NPR.

DARPA is working on developing algorithms that gauge the credibility of research findings, Wired reports.

The American Society of Breast Surgeons recommends all women diagnosed with breast cancer be offered genetic testing, the Washington Post says.

In Science this week: comparison of modern, historical rabbit exomes uncovers parallel evolution after myxoma virus exposure; and more.