This Week in Science

In this week's Science, investigators from Cancer Research UK report the discovery that a protein known as MTBP that has been associated with breast and ovarian cancers in humans is also tied to DNA replication in plants and other animals. They found that MTBP interacts with Treslin/TICRR, the human ortholog of a yeast protein with a known role in DNA replication.

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The Atlantic reports that genetic counselors are coping with an influx of patients seeking advice on their direct-to-consumer genetic test results.

A small study finds differences between three genomic prostate cancer tests, Medscape reports.

A survey of Canadians finds them to be divided on genetically modified food, the Ottawa Citizen reports.

In Nature this week: shared genetic architecture for asthma and allergic diseases, and more.