This Week in PNAS

Francis Collins and colleagues from the National Human Genome Research Institute, the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, the University of California, San Francisco, and the US Department of Energy's Joint Genome Institute report on a role for so-called stretch enhancers in cell type-specific gene expression.

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In Science this week: swapping yeast genes with human orthologs to study conservation of function, and more.

Hong Kong is using DNA phenotyping to shame litterers.

A study appearing in Cell suggests some metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer patients could benefit from PARP inhibitor therapy.

NIH's Francis Collins writes that scientific advances are poised to help populations all over the world, but more scientists are needed to keep the momentum.