This Week in Science

In this week's Science, a group of US and European investigators describes the discovery of mutations that give the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum the ability to evade treatment. The researchers performed a genomic analysis of 262 P. falciparum parasites resistant to 37 diverse compounds, uncovering 159 gene amplifications and 148 nonsynonymous changes in 83 genes associated with drug-resistance acquisition.

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Magdalena Skipper, the incoming editor-in-chief of Nature, speaks with NPR's Weekend Edition Sunday.

Genetic genealogy has led to an arrest in another cold case, dating back to 1987.

In PLOS this week: mutation in second gene widens clinical symptoms of people with ADD3 mutations, comparative genomic analysis of Pseudovibrio, and more.

Wired reports that 23andMe is trying to bolster its outside collaborations.