This Week in PLOS

In PLOS Genetics, a large team led by investigators at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Center, and National Jewish Health in Denver describes a search for common variants impacting chronic obstructive lung disease biomarkers in the blood.

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Labs in the US and South Korea are hoping to bring the woolly mammoth back from beyond extinction, Newsweek writes.

Geneticist Adam Rutherford speaks with National Geographic about paleogenetics, race, and more.

Researchers link genetic links between education and smoking and longevity.

In PNAS this week: influence of gene environment interactions on polygenic traits, epigenetic features affecting fruit fly foraging, and more.