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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Researchers in China have generated mouse pups from same-sex parents, according to Scientific American.

Two research teams find a role for PIEZO2 in touch sensitivity after injury and inflammation.

The South China Morning Post reports that Hong Kong plans to add HK$20 billion (US$2.6 billion) to a research endowment.

In Science this week: open genetic genealogy databases can lead to the identification of individuals who have not sought testing, and more.