This Week in Nature

In this week's Nature, Rockefeller University researchers provide insights into a pathway that regulates the spread of breast cancer. Specifically, they discovered that a protein called TARBP2, which plays a role in microRNA processing, is elevated in metastatic cells and metastatic breast cancer tumors.

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Researchers suggest that genetic variations could influence the side effects people experience when using synthetic cannabinoids, the International Business Times reports.

An analysis has examined the makeup of researchers on Twitter and what they share, Nature News reports.

At Stat News, Jim Kozubek argues that the Broad Institute is pushing the boundary of what a nonprofit is.

In PNAS this week: gut microbes may affect honeybee weight, phenotype and gene expression changes in DiGeorge syndrome, and more.