This Week in PLOS

Mutations in the RNA-splicing gene SRSF1 prompt the progression of some small-cell lung cancer cases in individuals of Chinese ancestry, according to a PLOS Genetics study. When they sequenced the protein-coding and transcriptome sequences of primary tumors from 99 individuals with small-cell lung cancer, researchers from China and the US saw altered regulation and/or mutations of known tumor suppressor gene such as TP53 and RB1 in the majority of cases.

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A draft bill released by the US House of Representatives appropriations committee would increase the 2019 National Institutes of Health budget by 3 percent.

Bloomberg looks into privacy issues raised by law enforcement's use of genetic genealogy sites.

NBC News reports on the Earth BioGenome Project, which aims to sequence all eukaryotic life on Earth.

In Science this week: environmental DNA can help in studies of marine animals, and more.