This Week in PLOS

In PLOS Genetics, researchers from the Broad Institute, the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and elsewhere look at the types of loci that have been linked to heart conditions such as myocardial infarction and coronary artery disease.

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Researchers in China have generated mouse pups from same-sex parents, according to Scientific American.

The South China Morning Post reports that Hong Kong plans to add HK$20 billion (US$2.6 billion) to a research endowment.

Two research teams find a role for PIEZO2 in touch sensitivity after injury and inflammation.

In Science this week: open genetic genealogy databases can lead to the identification of individuals who have not sought testing, and more.