This Week in PNAS

In the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences this week, researchers from the UK, Netherlands, and Italy present findings from a deep phenotyping analysis of individuals with a rare DNA repair disorder called xeroderma pigmentosum, which makes individuals especially susceptible to sunburns, pigmentation, skin cancer, and other conditions caused by ultraviolet light exposure.

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The Associated Press reports that the US government wasted $341,000 on travel by former Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price.

Women who post YouTube science videos get more critical comments and more comments about their appearance than male video hosts, the New York Times reports.

The Wall Street Journal writes that participating in genetic research brings up the specter of past research ethics lapses for some African Americans.

In PLOS this week: sequences influencing yeast prion aggregation or degradation, dengue virus genetic variants affect transmission dynamics, and more.