This Week in PNAS

In the early, online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers from the University of Maryland and elsewhere describe bacteria from deep-sea hydrothermal vents that share genetic and genomic features with Vibrio species capable of causing disease in humans.

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Even when given the option, not too many authors choose double-blinded peer-review for their manuscripts, ScienceInsider reports.

In PNAS this week: transcriptional read-through in stressed cells, genome stability role for the epigenetic regulator CTCF, and more.

The Save the Redwoods League is teaming with researchers to sequence the genomes of the coast redwood and giant sequoia.

Two researchers have found that behavioral genetic defenses in criminal cases don't tend to affect outcomes, according to Popular Science.