This Week in PLOS

A PLOS Pathogens paper considered population genetics in Plasmodium knowlesi, a malaria-causing parasite that's on the rise in macaques from Malaysia and other parts of South Asia. Researchers from the UK, Malaysia, and the Netherlands used species-specific microsatellite profiling to test samples from 47 wild macaque infections and more than 550 human infections with P. knowlesi from 10 sites spanning almost 1,000 miles.

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A research duo estimates in PLOS One the number of papers that have used misidentified cell lines.

UK's National Institute for Health and Care Excellence approves GlaxoSmithKline's SCID gene therapy despite cost.

Science reports that Brazilian researchers are petitioning for the reversal of budget cuts.

In PLOS this week: gene flow patterns in common ash, guidelines for using morpholinos in zebrafish, and more.