This Week in Science

In this week's Science, an international research team reports the use of genomic data to track the course of the current — and seventh — cholera pandemic throughout heavily affected Africa. Using genomic data from 1,070 Vibrio cholerae O1 isolates across 45 African countries and over a 49-year period, the investigators show that past epidemics could be attributed to a single expanded lineage.

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A new study finds that a placental protein linked with preeclampsia can be targeted by RNA silencing, according to the New Scientist.

A settlement is expected in a Duke University lawsuit hinging on using falsified data to win grants, Retraction Watch and Science report.

In PNAS this week: approach for analyzing the expression of endogenous retroviruses, circular RNAs that influence host-virus interactions, and more.

A phylogenetic analysis finds that the rare hemimastigotes form their own supra-kingdom, CBC reports.