This Week in PLOS

In PLOS Genetics, researchers from the UK and the US describe findings from a genetic study of Plasmodium falciparum populations in Thailand, Cambodia, Gambia, and Malawi. Using linkage disequilibrium patterns for 86,000 SNPs in 459 P. falciparum isolates from the four countries, the team tracked down genes under positive selection, including chloroquine-resistance loci in P.

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The UK's Human Fertility and Embryology Authority calls for consumer genetic testing companies to warn customers that testing could uncover family secrets, according to the Guardian.

The New York Times reports that United Nations delegates have been discussing how to govern the genetic resources of the deep sea.

Researchers have transplanted edited cells into mice that appear to combat cocaine addiction, New Scientist reports.

In PNAS this week: analysis of proteolytic enzymes secreted by circulating tumor cells, phylogenetic study of Fv1 evolution, and more.