This Week in PLOS

In PLOS Genetics, researchers from Aarhus University and elsewhere report on a genetic locus that appears to be behind the form of non-syndromic hearing impairment found in a large family from Denmark. Using a combination of linkage analyses, microsatellite markers, and targeted sequencing, the team tested 11 members of a multi-generational family affected by an autosomal dominant form of non-syndromic hearing loss.

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Researchers find that a personalized medicine approach could help people who experience pain while taking statins, New Scientist reports.

US National Science Foundation is continuing its responsible research conduct training policy despite its flaws, ScienceInsider reports.

A CRISPR-themed meeting explored how the tool could and should be used, Wired reports.

In Science this week: database of proteins' effects on cancer, targeted error correction sequencing, and more.