This Week in PNAS

In the early, online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a team from China and the US describes the looping-based amplification and exome sequencing approaches it used to see recurrent copy number variations in individual tumor cells nabbed from the blood stream of individuals with lung cancer.

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Robert Redfield is floated as the next director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Washington Post reports.

The New York Times writes that the National Institutes of Health's All of Us Research Program is "ambitious" and that some are concerned it might be overly so.

Representative Lamar Smith's criticism of the National Science Foundation has "changed the nature of the conversation," according to ScienceInsider.

In PLOS this week: non-coding RNA function in yeast, transcriptomic profiles of malaria parasites, and more.