This Week in Science

In Science, researchers from Newcastle University report new details on the termination of transcription. Although much is known about the initial phase of transcription by RNA polymerase III, how the process stops has been less clear. The investigators show that the extensive structure of Pol III-synthesized transcripts controls the release of elongation complexes at the ends of genes.

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Researchers hope to tease out the signature effects that different carcinogens leave on the genome to determine their contributions to disease, Mosaic reports.

The Wall Street Journal looks into the cost of new gene therapies.

An Imperial College London-led team reports that it was able to use a gene drive to control a population of lab mosquitos.

In PNAS this week: genomic effects of silver fox domestication, limited effect of mitochondrial mutations on aging in fruit flies, and more.