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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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In Science this week: intellectual property landscape of CRISPR genome editing, and more.

A researcher has been convicted of conspiring to steal genetically engineered rice, Reuters reports.

Harvard Medical School's George Church says a woolly mammoth-elephant hybrid is only a few years away, according to the New Scientist.

Intel is ending its sponsorship of the International Science and Engineering Fair, the New York Times reports.