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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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.