This Week in Science

In Science this week, a team from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center reports on its discovery of genetic mutations that improve the clinical response to the cancer drug everolimus. The researchers sequenced the genome of a metastatic bladder cancer patient who had shown a complete and long-lasting response to the drug, which targets the signaling protein mTORC1.

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This year's Breakthrough Prize winners include a pair that developed a therapy for spinal muscular atrophy.

The New York Times reports on how white supremacists misconstrue genetic research, concerning many geneticists.

Researchers find that people's genetics influence their success at university, but that it is not the only factor.

In Nature this week: approach to identify genetic variants that affect trait variability, application of read clouds to microbiome samples, and more.