This Week in PLOS

In PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases study, members of the International Typhoid Consortium describe findings from a molecular surveillance study of the Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi (S. Typhi) in Nigeria. By screening blood cultures from more than 10,000 children treated at sites in central or northwest Nigeria, the team narrowed in on bacterial infections, including almost 400 infections caused by S. Typhi. The researchers randomly selected a subset of 128 S.

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The New York Times profiles 23andMe's Anne Wojcicki and describes how she bounced back from a bad year.

Fotis Kafatos, the founding president of the European Research Council, has died, according to the Associated Press.

In PLOS this week: genomic analysis of honeybee disease, microRNA profiles of people with lupus nephritis, and more.

The Verge's Angela Chen tried out a gene test for fitness advice, but didn't learn much new information.