This Week in PNAS

A team from Harvard and the Broad Institute documents artemisinin resistance mutations in West African isolates of the malaria-causing parasite Plasmodium falciparum. Using drug sensitivity assays, genome sequencing, gene editing, and other approaches, the researchers tracked the rise of resistance-related mutations in two culture-adapted P. falciparum isolates from Senegal that were intermittently exposed to artemisinin in the lab for up to four years.

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The Wall Street Journal reports there is uncertainty surrounding whether He Jiankui's embryo editing did what he said it did.

Stat News reports that the pause on procuring fetal tissue for intramural US National Institutes of Health research will soon affect additional labs there.

Customers might want to consider what they might learn about their risk of diseases like Alzheimer's before snagging the genetic testing kits that are on many gift guides this year, writes.

In Nature this week: genomic analysis of the invasive fall webworm, amp of constrained coding regions within the human genome, and more.