This Week in PLOS

An international team of researchers has performed genome-wide SNP genotyping of indigenous North African goats to find a high level of genetic diversity as well as admixture. As they report in PLOS One, researchers led by the University of Limoges' Anne Da Silva found little genetic structure among the four Arabia, Draa, Black and Nord breeds, even though the Arabia goats were from Algeria and the others from Morocco.

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NPR reports that researchers in Italy are testing a gene drive aimed at controlling mosquito populations.

Researchers may experience the effects of the government shutdown for a while, the Los Angeles Times reports.

A new study finds that the majority of patients at a Tijuana clinic received a diagnosis after first-line genome sequencing, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

In Genome Biology this week: post-transcriptional modification-based stratification of glioblastoma, single-cell analysis of gene expression and methylation in human iPSCs, and more.