This Week in PNAS

In the early, online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, investigators from Spain, Germany, and the US describe their search for key somatic mutations and clonal evolution patterns in mantle cell lymphoma. The team tracked down candidate mutations through whole-exome sequencing experiments on matched tumor-normal samples from 29 individuals with MCL and on half a dozen cell lines, along with whole-genome sequencing on samples from four MCL cases.

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CNBC reports that Amazon invested in the startup Grail as it sees an opportunity for its cloud computing company in genomics.

Lawrence Krauss writes at Slate that science is needed for good public policy and should not be ignored.

Researchers are working on re-making the yeast genome from scratch, according to the Associated Press.

In Cell this week: functional profiling of Plasmodium genome, a self-inactivating rabies virus, and more.