This Week in Nature

In Nature Genetics this week, two research groups present studies describing genomic alteration patterns for different tumor types. One team, led by Memorial-Sloan Kettering researchers, provided a hierarchical classification of 3,299 tumors from 12 cancer types from The Cancer Genome Atlas Pan-Cancer dataset.

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Researchers find that historical factors influence which genes are the most highly studied, the Atlantic reports.

The US National Science Foundation's new sexual harassment policy is to go into effect next month, according to Nature News.

Researchers report using genotyping to tie together illegal ivory shipments and trace them back to a handful of cartels, the New York Times reports.

In Nature this week: genomic ancestry analysis of Sardinians, current noncoding mutations in colorectal cancer, and more.