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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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Technology Review discusses the concerns that come along with the ability to quickly synthesize viruses like SARS-CoV-2.

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