At the University of Pennsylvania, genome researchers have created a method for analyzing concordant genomic aberrations for determining important regions for tumor progression, according to a paper in PLoS Genetics. Using a method called Multiple Sample Analysis, they used microarrays to create profiles of conserved aberrations in certain cancer types, allowing them to validate targets for cancer therapies.

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The London School of Economics' Daniele Fanelli argues at the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that the reproducibility crisis in science isn't as dire as some say.

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In Science this week: analysis of DNA from ancient North Africans, and more.