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The Broad Institute's David Sabatini and colleagues report in Nature on their development and use of a method to uncover novel cancer targets. Their method uses a negative-selection RNAi screen that they then applied to find metabolic genes that are necessary for tumorigenesis in breast cancer.

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The Oregon state Senate unanimously passed a bill that would make it easier for people convicted of crimes to initiate DNA testing of evidence, according to the Associated Press.

People reports that researchers have uncovered genetic variants that lead people to always feel full.

Florida state senators are to weigh a bill prohibiting life insurance companies from using genetic information in coverage decisions, according to Florida Politics.

In Genome Research this week: metagenomic sequencing assay that detects pathogens in cerebrospinal fluid, single-tube long fragment read approach, and more.