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Genomics and Cancer

The American Association for Cancer Research's annual meeting kicked off in Chicago this week. At the meeting's opening plenary session, Washington University in St. Louis' Elaine Mardis discussed the emerging landscape of the tumor genome, and said that since Janet Rowley started working on cancer's genomic origins in the 1970s, it has become increasingly clear that genomics has a lot to contribute to our understanding of cancer.

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Bloomberg reports that the DNA-for-cash deal reported in Kentucky might be a more widespread scam.

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have treated infants with X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency using gene therapy in an early phase study.

St. Louis Public Radio reports that some African Americans are turning to DNA ancestry testing to help guide genealogical searches.

In Nature this week: a genomic analysis of the snailfish Pseudoliparis swirei, ancient DNA analysis gives insight into the introduction of farming to England, and more.