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This Week in PNAS

In the PNAS Early Edition this week, researchers in Massachusetts model high-grade serous ovarian carcinogenesis from the fallopian tubes. Most ovarian cancer research is based on the notion that high-grade serous ovarian carcinoma arises from the ovarian surface epithelial cells, the authors write, though recent studies suggest that almost 50 percent of these carcinomas likely arise from fallopian tube epithelium.

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In Genome Biology this week: comparative genomics study of Aspergillus, genetic variation in indigenous African cattle, and more.

Some people who harbor genetic variants associated with disease show no signs and may give insight into the continuum of symptoms, Spectrum reports.

Some 57 snow monkeys at a Japanese zoo were found to be rhesus macaque hybrids, which are banned in Japan.

British researchers say they've been removed from EU grant applications, according to the Guardian.