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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A University of California, Los Angeles-led team has found turning off the CCR5 gene could improve recovery after a stroke, according to Scientific American.

South Dakota lawmakers are to weigh a bill aimed at teaching the strengths and weaknesses of scientific concepts, the Associated Press and KEVN-Black Hills Fox report.

In Science this week: the synthetic genetic system hachimoji, and more.

Thermo Fisher Scientific says it will no longer sell machines in China's Xinjiang region, according to the Wall Street Journal.