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.

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

Technology Review reports that researchers in the US have used CRISPR to modify a number of human embryos.

By introducing genes from butterfly peas and Canterbury bells, researchers in Japan have developed a blue chrysanthemum, according to NPR.

Plant researchers plan to sequence some 10,000 samples that represent the major plant clades, ScienceInsider reports.

In Nature this week: a Danish reference genome, and more.