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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US News & World Report writes that genetic testing of lung tumors can help identify treatments for patients.

A team of researchers plans to sample Loch Ness for environmental DNA, according to Newsweek.

The New York Times writes about the appearance of mosaicism in healthy people.

In PNAS this week: insecticide resistance patterns Anopheles gambiae mosquito, transcriptome patterns in Pseudomonas aeruginosa during infection, and more.