This Week in PLOS

In PLOS Pathogens, researchers from Boston College describe experiments done by pairing transposon insertion mutagenesis with sequencing to profile genes involved in sensitivity to the antibiotic daptomycin in two strains of the bacterial pathogen Streptococcus pneumoniae.

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In a commentary at eLife, Brandeis University's Eve Marder calls on researchers to value and pursue truth.

Researchers have developed a way to quickly edit white blood cells, according to the New York Times.

In Science this week: rice gene enables plants to grow quickly in times of flooding, and more.

Education-linked genetic variants could also predict a small portion of a person's social mobility, Newsweek reports.