This Week in PNAS

A team from Ghent University, Dokuz Eylül University, and elsewhere present findings from a genome and transcriptome sequencing study of the wild olive tree, oleaster (Olea europaea var. sylvestris). With shotgun DNA sequence reads and RNA sequences from four wild olive tissues, the researchers put together and annotated a 1.48 billion base draft genome for oleaster, containing more than 50,000 predicted protein-coding genes.

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A new analysis examines the gender gap among paper authors in the sciences and says it may take decades or more to close.

Researchers have uncovered signals of selection that may enable the Bajau people to free five hundreds of feet deep, Reuters reports.

In Science this week: paternally inherited cis-regulatory structural variants in autism, and more.

A new report outlines issues facing the implementation of personalized medicine in the UK, the Independent reports.