This Week in PLOS

In PLOS One, Swedish researchers describe a phylogenetic study of hepatitis E viruses found in that country's moose population. The team used a PCR-based assay and serological analyses to test blood or fecal samples collected from 231 moose in several Swedish counties, searching for signs of virus — a divergent form of HEV compared to those that infect humans, pigs, deer, and wild boars.

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Technology Review reports that 2017 was the year of consumer genetic testing and that it could spur new analysis companies.

A phylogenetic analysis indicates two venomous Australian spiders are more closely related than thought, the International Business Times reports.

In Science this week: CRISPR-based approach for recording cellular events, and more.

A new company says it will analyze customers' genes to find them a suitable date, though Smithsonian magazine says the science behind it might be shaky.