This Week in PNAS

A Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center-led team presents a model for doing integrated analyses of cancer genomes in a study slated to appear online this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Using data from the Cancer Cell Line Encyclopedia and The Cancer Genome Atlas, the researchers demonstrated that their statistical framework — called iCluster+ — accurately classified hundreds of cancer cell lines by sites of origin, subgroup, and so on.

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Science speaks with the University of Michigan's Jedidiah Carlson, who has tracked population genetic discussions at white nationalist sites.

Gene therapies could qualify for a faster US Food and Drug Administration approval process, according to Stat News.

NPR reports that the US House of Representatives has passed a bill to enable terminally ill patients access to experimental drugs.

In Genome Research this week: inversion variants mapped in human, non-human primate genomes; transcriptome profiling of maize, sorghum; and more.