This Week in PLOS

In PLOS Genetics, researchers from Denmark, Norway, and elsewhere explore population genomic patterns in North America's grey wolf and related canid populations. Using 40 new and previously reported whole-genome sequences, representing grey, red, and Eastern timber/Great Lakes wolves, as well as coyotes and a jackal, the team found evidence for recent coyote-wolf admixture.

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The Wall Street Journal reports there is uncertainty surrounding whether He Jiankui's embryo editing did what he said it did.

Stat News reports that the pause on procuring fetal tissue for intramural US National Institutes of Health research will soon affect additional labs there.

Customers might want to consider what they might learn about their risk of diseases like Alzheimer's before snagging the genetic testing kits that are on many gift guides this year, writes.

In Nature this week: genomic analysis of the invasive fall webworm, amp of constrained coding regions within the human genome, and more.