This Week in PLOS

In PLOS Genetics, researchers from Brazil and the US present findings from a genome-wide association study of noise-induced hearing loss in a mouse model of the condition. The team tested four five-week-old female mice apiece from each of the hybrid mouse diversity panel strains for susceptibility to hearing loss in the weeks following exposure to two hours of loud noise.

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A new analysis examines the gender gap among paper authors in the sciences and says it may take decades or more to close.

Researchers have uncovered signals of selection that may enable the Bajau people to free five hundreds of feet deep, Reuters reports.

In Science this week: paternally inherited cis-regulatory structural variants in autism, and more.

A new report outlines issues facing the implementation of personalized medicine in the UK, the Independent reports.