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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Lawmakers have asked four direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies to explain their privacy policies and security measures, according to Stat News.

The Trump Administration has proposed a plan to reorganize the federal government, the Washington Post reports.

In Science this week: genetic overlap among many psychiatric disorders, and more.

The Economist writes that an increasing number of scientific journals don't do peer review.