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Research led by Bill Hahn used genome-wide loss-of-function screens to look for genes that regulate beta-catenin activity in colon cancer. Comparing results with copy number alterations in colon cancer data, he identified CDK8, that when suppressed, inhibits proliferation in colon cancer cells.

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A research duo estimates in PLOS One the number of papers that have used misidentified cell lines.

UK's National Institute for Health and Care Excellence approves GlaxoSmithKline's SCID gene therapy despite cost.

Science reports that Brazilian researchers are petitioning for the reversal of budget cuts.

In PLOS this week: gene flow patterns in common ash, guidelines for using morpholinos in zebrafish, and more.