This Week in Nature

In a Nature paper published online in advance this week, an international team led by investigators at the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute shows that "oncogene-induced Nrf2 transcription promotes ROS [reactive oxygen species] detoxification and tumorigenesis." More specifically, by investigating ROS metabolism "in primary murine cells following the expression of endogenous oncogenic alleles of Kras, Braf and Myc," the team observed that those oncogenes actively suppressed the ROS.

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Researchers find that a personalized medicine approach could help people who experience pain while taking statins, New Scientist reports.

US National Science Foundation is continuing its responsible research conduct training policy despite its flaws, ScienceInsider reports.

A CRISPR-themed meeting explored how the tool could and should be used, Wired reports.

In Science this week: database of proteins' effects on cancer, targeted error correction sequencing, and more.