This Week in Science

In Science this week, researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles, and their colleagues report that "Dnmt3a-dependent non-promoter DNA methylation facilitates transcription of neurogenic genes." Specifically, Hao Wu et al.

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Researchers have sequenced the northern white rhinoceros to gauge whether it could be brought back from the edge of extinction, the New York Times reports.

Bavaria expands its forensic genetic analyses to include DNA phenotyping, raising discrimination concerns.

Tufts University researchers found a role for miRNA in transmitting stress between generations, the Economist reports.

In Science this week: gut microbiome influences liver cancer growth, spread; and more.