This Week in Science

In this week's Science Translational Medicine, an international research team reports the identification of two proteins that may help treat muscular dystrophy. Nearly half of all cases of the disease are caused by mutations in the LAMA2 gene, but gene replacement therapies have been ineffective for these cases because of the amount of proteins required to restore muscle functionality.

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A new analysis examines the gender gap among paper authors in the sciences and says it may take decades or more to close.

Researchers have uncovered signals of selection that may enable the Bajau people to free five hundreds of feet deep, Reuters reports.

In Science this week: paternally inherited cis-regulatory structural variants in autism, and more.

A new report outlines issues facing the implementation of personalized medicine in the UK, the Independent reports.