This Week in PNAS

A study of phylogenetic and population genetic patterns in mouse lemurs gives insight into geographic change in Madagascar, according to a paper appearing in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences this week. Madagascar is currently marked by rainforests in the east and dry deciduous forests, separated by a grassland savanna that's thought to have been created by human activity.

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British Nobel laureates and Fields Medal winners warn that a 'hard' Brexit could harm science across the UK, the Guardian reports.

Vox reports on inequities in genetic research and efforts to address them.

The New York Times reports that Arizona State University's Lawrence Krauss is retiring following allegations of sexual misconduct.

In PNAS this week: de novo NUS1 mutations linked to Parkinson's disease risk, candidate hepatocellular carcinoma drivers, and more.