This Week in PNAS

In this week's PNAS Early Edition, researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles, and their collaborators, show that in the absence of GPIHBP1 — a protein found in capillary endothelial cells that "shuttles lipoprotein lipase [LPL] from subendothelial spaces to the capillary lumen" — LPL-mediated triglyceride hydrolysis is blocked, and plasma triglyceride levels are elevated.

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Women with breast or ovarian cancer living in medically underserved regions of the US are less likely to get recommended BRCA1 or BRCA2 genetic testing, according to a new study.

Three immunology researchers are to receive this year's Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research, the Albany Times-Union reports.

In Genome Research this week: clonal evolution analysis of acute myeloid leukemia, computational pipeline to examine relationships between bacterial pathogens, and more.

Elephants may have "re-animated" a pseudogene to help stave off cancer, according to the New York Times.