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This Week in PLOS

In PLOS One, an international team led by investigators at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign describes variant differences between scout and recruit bees in the forager caste of honeybees, Apis mellifera. The researchers identified more than 1.4 million SNP sites in the honeybee genome through whole-genome sequencing on 44 scout forager or recruit forager individuals.

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In PNAS this week: carbapenem resistance in Enterobacteriaceae, selection against educational attainment-linked variants, and more.

Technology Review points out that a new US presidential science advisor hasn't been selected.

Researchers find that blood tests might be able to help determine severity of a concussion, Wired reports.

President-elect Donald Trump considers other candidates for director of the National Institutes of Health, Nature News reports.