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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Consulting company McKinsey says diagnostics companies will have to combine genomic data analysis, electronic medical records, effective reimbursement strategies, and regulatory compliance in order to win.

A new report has found that researchers in Africa are still heavily dependent on funding from organizations in the US, Europe, and China, Nature News says.

An article in The Atlantic argues that the progress being made in science isn't keeping pace with the money and time being spent on research.

In Science this week: a CRISPR screen identifies sideroflexin 1 as a requisite component of one-carbon metabolism, and more.