This Week in Science

In Science Signaling this week, researchers in Utah say that HIF-1α mediates tumor hypoxia to confer a perpetual mesenchymal phenotype for malignant progression. Numerous studies have shown that HIF-1α is over-expressed in many human cancers and up-regulates several hypoxia-responsive genes for cancer growth and survival, the authors write.

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Using DNA to sketch crime victims might not be a great idea, the NYTimes says.

Science has its own problem with sexual harassment. What do we do with the research these abusers produce, Wired asks.

Senate Republicans led by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) are trying to change how the government funds basic research, reports ScienceInsider.

In Science this week: combining genomics and ecology to better understand the effects of natural selection on evolution, and more.