This Week in Science

In Science this week, a team led by Rockefeller University researchers report on the identification of key mutations in a gene encoding ribosomal protein SA, or RPSA, as the possible cause of isolated congenital asplenia — a rare condition in which a person is born without a spleen, which increases the risk of serious bacterial infection.

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Researchers find that a personalized medicine approach could help people who experience pain while taking statins, New Scientist reports.

US National Science Foundation is continuing its responsible research conduct training policy despite its flaws, ScienceInsider reports.

A CRISPR-themed meeting explored how the tool could and should be used, Wired reports.

In Science this week: database of proteins' effects on cancer, targeted error correction sequencing, and more.