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The Genome Institute at Washington University's Li Ding and colleagues outline a bioinformatics tool for integrating information from various fusion and breakpoint prediction algorithms to find gene fusions and discern the rearrangements that formed them. The team demonstrated the effectiveness of this method, known as BreakTrans, first using whole-genome and whole-transcriptome sequence data from a breast cancer.

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A Karmagenes researcher has lost his position after reportedly admitting to data fabrication, according to Retraction Watch.

Two neuroscientists write in Nature News that solving the "reproducibility crisis" in science may require changing the requirements for publication.

In Nature this week: genomic analysis of prehistoric New Mexicans, a nanopore method for mapping DNA methylation, and more.

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