This Week in PLOS

In PLOS Genetics, National Institutes of Health researchers report on loci linked to aggressive prostate cancer, which they identified through systems biology-based analyses on mouse models of the disease. Through quantitative trait locus testing on descendants of crosses involving transgenic mice designed to be prone to neuroendocrine prostate cancer, the team narrowed in on sites in the genome that seemed to be associated with aggressive prostate cancer.

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A new analysis examines the gender gap among paper authors in the sciences and says it may take decades or more to close.

Researchers have uncovered signals of selection that may enable the Bajau people to free five hundreds of feet deep, Reuters reports.

In Science this week: paternally inherited cis-regulatory structural variants in autism, and more.

A new report outlines issues facing the implementation of personalized medicine in the UK, the Independent reports.