This Week in PLOS

In PLOS Genetics, researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles and elsewhere describe regions of the dog genome that appear to have been subject to positive selection during relatively early stages of the domestication process.

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Researchers have treated an X-linked genetic disease affecting three babies in utero, Stat News reports.

The Associated Press reports that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is beefing up sequencing as a tool to investigate foodborne illnesses.

Researchers have sequenced samples from ancient toilets to study past eating habits and health, NPR reports.

In Nature this week: ash dieback disease fungal genome, and more.