This Week in Science

In a paper published in advance online in Science this week, an international research team shows that chromatin remodeling gene ARID1A is frequently mutated in ovarian clear cell carcinoma. The team sequenced the exomes of eight OCCC tumors and then compared them with those of normal cells from the same patients.

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The New York City medical examiner is overseeing an effort to identify missing persons using DNA, according to the Associated Press.

Nobel laureate Günter Blobel has died at 81, the New York Times reports.

In PNAS this week: mouse model of genetically induced emphysema, gene expression signatures of circulating melanoma cells, and more.

Technology Review reports that 2017 was the year of consumer genetic testing and that it could spur new analysis companies.