This Week in PNAS

In the early, online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers from the US and the UK describe altered expression of a gene that appears to contribute to anemia in individuals with myelodysplastic syndrome. Given the poor prognostic features previously linked to chromosome 7 deletions in myelodysplastic syndrome, the team scrutinized expression of a gene in that region called DOCK4.

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Labs in the US and South Korea are hoping to bring the woolly mammoth back from beyond extinction, Newsweek writes.

Geneticist Adam Rutherford speaks with National Geographic about paleogenetics, race, and more.

Researchers link genetic links between education and smoking and longevity.

In PNAS this week: influence of gene environment interactions on polygenic traits, epigenetic features affecting fruit fly foraging, and more.