This Week in PLOS

In PLOS Genetics, a Finnish- and Swiss-led team turns to dog model systems to search for genes involved in three rare developmental syndromes affecting the skeletal system. Using genome-wide association studies in several susceptible dog breeds — including border collies and several terrier types — the researchers looked for variants involved in dental hypomineralization, craniomandibular osteopathy, and another skeletal syndrome.

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British Nobel laureates and Fields Medal winners warn that a 'hard' Brexit could harm science across the UK, the Guardian reports.

Vox reports on inequities in genetic research and efforts to address them.

The New York Times reports that Arizona State University's Lawrence Krauss is retiring following allegations of sexual misconduct.

In PNAS this week: de novo NUS1 mutations linked to Parkinson's disease risk, candidate hepatocellular carcinoma drivers, and more.