This Week in Nature

In a paper published online in advance in Nature this week, researchers at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and their international colleagues report that the chromatin regulator tripartite motif-containing 24 "functions in humans as a reader of dual histone marks by means of tandem plant homeodomain and bromodomain regions." Aberrant TRIM24 expression, the team shows, correlates negatively with survival in breast cancer patients.

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Vivek Murthy is no longer the surgeon general of the US, the Associated Press reports.

People around the globe took to the streets to support science — some with signs.

Parents who learn of their increased genetic risk of disease also contend with telling their children about theirs, the New York Times writes.

In PLOS this week: loci linked to body mass index measurements, long non-coding RNA expression and urothelial carcinoma prognosis, and more.