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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Jay Shendure and his colleagues have developed a new method to more comprehensively identify human cell types, the NY Times reports.

Researchers in the UK and Japan have shown that infertility in mice with three sex chromosomes can be overcome, according to the Guardian.

China is embracing preimplantation genetic diagnosis, Nature News reports. 

In PLOS this week: host genetic factors associated with cervical neoplasia progression, population patterns for an ancient flowering rainforest plant, and more.