This Week in PLOS

In PLOS Genetics, researchers from the University of Washington, Los Alamos National Laboratory, and San Diego State University present the draft genome sequence of a haptophyte algal species called Chrysochromulina tobin.

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Researchers hope to tease out the signature effects that different carcinogens leave on the genome to determine their contributions to disease, Mosaic reports.

The Wall Street Journal looks into the cost of new gene therapies.

An Imperial College London-led team reports that it was able to use a gene drive to control a population of lab mosquitos.

In PNAS this week: genomic effects of silver fox domestication, limited effect of mitochondrial mutations on aging in fruit flies, and more.