In the Journal of the National Cancer Institute this week, researchers in Canada present findings from a study of the tumor characteristics associated with mammographic detection of breast cancer. The team conducted a study of 431,480 women screened for breast cancer between January 1994 and December 2002 — it found that interval cancers diagnosed within 24 months after a negative mammogram were of a higher stage and grade than matched breast cancers detected by a screen.

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US News & World Report writes that genetic testing of lung tumors can help identify treatments for patients.

A team of researchers plans to sample Loch Ness for environmental DNA, according to Newsweek.

The New York Times writes about the appearance of mosaicism in healthy people.

In PNAS this week: insecticide resistance patterns Anopheles gambiae mosquito, transcriptome patterns in Pseudomonas aeruginosa during infection, and more.