NEW YORK, Feb 14 - For some companies -- namely those attempting to sell tools and databases claiming to have 60,000 to 120,000 human genes -- Monday's news that the genome may contain far fewer genes than previously expected may have sounded a bit harsh to the ears. 

But for others, the findings were cause for celebration.

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Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen also contributed to brain research, NPR reports.

The New York Times reports on the shifting interpretations of what some genetic variants mean over time.

In Cell this week: investigation of metastatic tumor evolution, more than 16,000 genetic variants introduced into the budding yeast model organism, and more.

MIT's Technology Review reports on Genentech's pursuit of personalized cancer vaccines.