A new study in the American Journal of Human Genetics shows there are many mutations in the mitochondrial DNA of human prostate cancer cells, says New Scientist's Wendy Zukerman. This finding could provide doctors with a new target for treatment.
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A former Penn State Hershey Medical Center staffer has admitted to lying about skipping mandatory steps of genetic cancer tests he performed, the Associated Press reports.
The genome of a rare, red bat suggests that its effective population size has been in decline for thousands of years, according to a PLOS One study.
In Nature this week: investigation into the genetics of medulloblastoma, and more.
A project in the UK is to use genomic selection to speed spruce tree growth, according to Innovators Magazine.