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This Week in Science

In Science this week: proteins involved in replisome disassembly, and more.

Genomics' Role in Ebola Fight

Genomics is aiding in the fight against Ebola, the New Yorker notes.

Thinking With Your Gut

The gut microbiome can influence conditions like depression and anxiety, researchers are beginning to find.

For a Diverse Workforce

With new awards, the US National Institutes of Health aims to diversity the biomedical workforce.

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: 45,000-year-old modern human genome sequence, and more.

King Tut's Ailments Traced to Incest

DNA testing reveals King Tut's parents were brother and sister.

Cleaning up Medical Research

John Ioannidis has some suggestions that he believes could help improve the accuracy of published research results.

Dealing With the Likelihood of Cancer

A 32-year-old freelance journalist and mother discusses the implications of testing positive for BRCA1.

This Week in Cell

In Cell this week: sgRNA and CRISPR studies, and microbial communities in the mouse gut.

Don't Chew The Pills!

Seeking to circumvent challenges faced in fecal transplants for treating C. difficile infections, researchers have developed … poop pills.

iPad Eye Scan

Researchers tested an app for the iPad that could be used to screen for glaucoma.

Finding an Answer for Lower Breast Cancer Risk among Latinas

A GWAS has identified a SNP that may explain why some Hispanic women are less likely to develop the disease.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: transcriptome sequencing study of metastatic breast cancer cells, transcriptome evolution in quid, and more.