This Week in Nature

In Nature Genetics, a team led by University of Michigan researchers report on the discovery of a long non-coding RNA that promotes aggressive prostate cancer and antagonizes the SWI/SNF chromatin-modifying complex. Based on the findings, the lncRNA, called SChLAP1, appears to contribute to the development of lethal cancer at least in part by antagonizing the tumor-suppressive functions of the SWI/SNF complex.

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Robert Redfield is floated as the next director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Washington Post reports.

The New York Times writes that the National Institutes of Health's All of Us Research Program is "ambitious" and that some are concerned it might be overly so.

Representative Lamar Smith's criticism of the National Science Foundation has "changed the nature of the conversation," according to ScienceInsider.

In PLOS this week: non-coding RNA function in yeast, transcriptomic profiles of malaria parasites, and more.