This Week in PLOS

In PLOS Genetics, researchers from Washington University School of Medicine and the University of Colorado Boulder explore ties between complex traits and autozygosity, a form of homozygosity that involves blocks of identical sequence stretching back to a shared common ancestor in individuals with related parents.

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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.