In Nature, Amy Maxmen profiles Dana-Farber Cancer Institute researcher Jay Bradner, who says the way to fight cancer is to control epigenetics and essentially make cancer cells forget what their purpose is. "Findings over the past 10 years have strongly implicated dysregulation of epigenetic instructions in cancer, where growth-driving genes express like crazy and genes that keep cell division in check are silenced," Maxmen says.

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Oxford Nanopore Technologies is looking into dual listings in London and Hong Kong, according to the South China Morning Post.

The New York Times looks into medical research funding in the US and how the grant system might not be funding the best work.

US lawmakers proposed increasing the National Science Foundation budget, including its facilities account, Science reports.

In PNAS this week: effects of gene deletions on bacterial metabolic networks, genetic responses to sea star wasting disease, and more.