This Week in PLOS

In PLOS One, Spanish researchers describe the gene expression differences they detected in apricot plants with susceptibility or resistance to a pathogen called the Plum pox virus, which can cause a disease called sharka in temperate fruit plants. The team did RNA sequencing on leaf material from apricot cultivars before and after exposure to PPV.

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A genome-wide association study highlights a potential role for hair follicles in acne risk, according to New Scientist.

Newsday reports that breast cancer genetic testing guidelines for are out of date and may miss individuals.

In Cell this week: gene editing-based strategy to screen for immune system regulators, ancient plague patterns, and more.

Publication of He Jiankui's work on gene-edited infants would raise ethical concerns for journals, Wired and others report.