This Week in PLOS

In PLOS Genetics, Stanford University's Carlos Bustamante and colleagues from the US, Mexico, Spain, and elsewhere brought together new and existing SNP data for more than 400 admixed Latino individuals from Peru, Chile, Argentina, Ecuador and Colombia in an effort to retrace migration and admixture events in South America.

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The New York Times reports that as China invests in science, it also is dealing with research fraud.

In PLOS this week: transcriptome study of a cold-tolerant plant, deep sequencing of clinical influenza A samples, and more.

Researchers have sequenced the genome of a man who lived in China some 40,000 years ago, according to UPI.

The Atlantic writes that retrotransposons like BovB have proliferated in a number of genomes.