In a new study in Nature Medicine, researchers at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Australia and their collaborators have found that breast cancer cells metastasize to bone in part by deactivating an immune system response meant to prevent the spread of the disease, says Reuters' Tan Ee Lyn.
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Jay Shendure and his colleagues have developed a new method to more comprehensively identify human cell types, the NY Times reports.
Researchers in the UK and Japan have shown that infertility in mice with three sex chromosomes can be overcome, according to the Guardian.
China is embracing preimplantation genetic diagnosis, Nature News reports.
In PLOS this week: host genetic factors associated with cervical neoplasia progression, population patterns for an ancient flowering rainforest plant, and more.