This Week in Science | GenomeWeb

In Science this week, researchers report the first analysis of the pilot dataset from the Genotype-Tissue Expression (GTEx) project, which is studying how DNA regulates gene expression throughout different tissues. The scientists collected 1,641 post-mortem samples covering 43 body sites from 175 individuals, and examined the patterns of gene expression across almost 54,000 transcribed genes.

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In PLOS this week: nasal microbial communities in asthma patients; sequencing-based way to detect, track schistosomiasis; and more.

The New York Times speaks with Vanderbilt's John Anthony Capra about Neanderthal genes in modern humans.

A draft guidance from the FDA suggests the agency wants to more tightly control gene-edited animals, according to Technology Review.

Researchers were among this weekend's protesters bemoaning the new US administration, Vox reports.