This Week in Science

In Science this week, researchers describe their determination that N-terminally (Nt) acetylated Met residue could act as a degradation signal (degron), targeted by the Doa10 ubiquitin ligase, in the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae. They also show that Doa10 also recognized the Nt-acetylated alanaine, valine, serine, threonine, and cysteine residues.

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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.