This Week in PNAS

In the early, online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a Harvard University researcher discusses evidence for apparent natural selection in humans in the US. Jonathan Beauchamp tapped data from individuals in the Health and Retirement study, a population cohort comprised of individuals of European descent born between 1931 and 1953.

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In a commentary at eLife, Brandeis University's Eve Marder calls on researchers to value and pursue truth.

Researchers have developed a way to quickly edit white blood cells, according to the New York Times.

In Science this week: rice gene enables plants to grow quickly in times of flooding, and more.

Education-linked genetic variants could also predict a small portion of a person's social mobility, Newsweek reports.