This Week in PNAS

In a study appearing online this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers from the US and Germany describe the differential RNA sequencing approach they used to assess quorum sensing in the pathogenic bacterial species Vibrio cholerae. By sequencing and comparing transcripts in a wild type V.

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Researchers have sequenced the northern white rhinoceros to gauge whether it could be brought back from the edge of extinction, the New York Times reports.

Bavaria expands its forensic genetic analyses to include DNA phenotyping, raising discrimination concerns.

Tufts University researchers found a role for miRNA in transmitting stress between generations, the Economist reports.

In Science this week: gut microbiome influences liver cancer growth, spread; and more.