This Week in PLOS

In PLOS Genetics, a French team explores the transfer of host genetic material into viruses, focusing on baculoviruses infecting two moth species. Through deep sequencing experiments on 21 baculovirus populations, the researchers uncovered 86 DNA sequences suspected of making their way from the moth genome into the viruses during the infection process. The set included 69 transposable elements and 17 previously undescribed moth sequences, the authors note.

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Researchers find that a personalized medicine approach could help people who experience pain while taking statins, New Scientist reports.

US National Science Foundation is continuing its responsible research conduct training policy despite its flaws, ScienceInsider reports.

A CRISPR-themed meeting explored how the tool could and should be used, Wired reports.

In Science this week: database of proteins' effects on cancer, targeted error correction sequencing, and more.