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In Cancer Research this week, US and Canadian researchers define a new subgroup of Sonic hedgehog-driven medulloblastomas. In this subgroup, the team found, the Sonic hedgehog and CXCR4 pathways are co-activated. They were found to be most common in the youngest patients and were associated with desmoplastic histology. "In contrast to tumors activating SHH but not CXCR4, co-activated tumors exhibited greater expression of Math1 and cyclin D1," the authors write.

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A new analysis examines the gender gap among paper authors in the sciences and says it may take decades or more to close.

Researchers have uncovered signals of selection that may enable the Bajau people to free five hundreds of feet deep, Reuters reports.

In Science this week: paternally inherited cis-regulatory structural variants in autism, and more.

A new report outlines issues facing the implementation of personalized medicine in the UK, the Independent reports.