This Week in PNAS

In the early, online version of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers from Rice University and Baylor College of Medicine explore three-dimensional chromosome structures with the help of epigenetic profiling. Using chromatin immunoprecipitation sequencing-based epigenetic profiling, combined with genomic compartment cues gleaned from H-C proximity ligation, the team established a chromatin organization model based on neural network-based machine learning strategies.

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A new study finds that a placental protein linked with preeclampsia can be targeted by RNA silencing, according to the New Scientist.

A settlement is expected in a Duke University lawsuit hinging on using falsified data to win grants, Retraction Watch and Science report.

In PNAS this week: approach for analyzing the expression of endogenous retroviruses, circular RNAs that influence host-virus interactions, and more.

A phylogenetic analysis finds that the rare hemimastigotes form their own supra-kingdom, CBC reports.