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This Week in PLOS

In PLOS One, researchers from India used comparative genomics on sequences from clinical isolates of Mycobacterium tuberculosis to put together a pangenome for the tuberculosis-causing bug. The team considered genomes from 96 M. tuberculosis complex strains for its analysis — a set that included assemblies for eight newly sequenced clinical isolates from India.

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An opinion piece in the New York Times urges lawmakers to keep genetic protections in place.

Research funding in Canada is to remain mostly the same, ScienceInsider reports.

In Science this week: random DNA replication errors play role in cancer, and more.

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation embarks on an open-access publishing path.