In the British Journal of Cancer this week, researchers in Japan present their investigation of KRAS mutations in both primary tumors and post-treatment metastatic lesions in cases of colorectal cancer. The researchers analyzed a total of 63 lesions — 23 baseline primary, 18 metastatic, and 24 post-treatment metastatic — from 21 patients who underwent FOLFOX adjuvant therapy.

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Even when given the option, not too many authors choose double-blinded peer-review for their manuscripts, ScienceInsider reports.

The Save the Redwoods League is teaming with researchers to sequence the genomes of the coast redwood and giant sequoia.

In PNAS this week: transcriptional read-through in stressed cells, genome stability role for the epigenetic regulator CTCF, and more.

Two researchers have found that behavioral genetic defenses in criminal cases don't tend to affect outcomes, according to Popular Science.