This Week in Science

In Science this week, an international team of researchers publishes the results of one of the largest scientific reproducibility investigations ever, which sought to replicate a hundred recently published psychology studied. The investigators report that while they were able to repeat almost all of the studies, they were only able to replicate the findings in less than half.

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Two researchers have found that behavioral genetic defenses in criminal cases don't tend to affect outcomes, according to Popular Science.

Researchers report that while host genetics influence the oral microbiome, they don't appear to affect cavity-causing microbes, the Economist says.

Pandas' gut microbiomes change as what they eat changes with the seasons, writes Discover's Inkfish blog.

In PLOS this week: comparative genomic study of malaria-linked macaque parasite, search for apple root reference genes, and more.