This Week in Science

In Science this week, a University of California, San Francisco-led research team presents the genomes of 23 low-grade gliomas, making note of the recurrences of these tumors, in order to determine whether genetics plays a role in the resistance of some cancers to treatment. Whole-exome analysis showed that recurrent tumors did, in fact, have a distinct set of genetic mutations compared with their original tumors.

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Researchers find that historical factors influence which genes are the most highly studied, the Atlantic reports.

The US National Science Foundation's new sexual harassment policy is to go into effect next month, according to Nature News.

Researchers report using genotyping to tie together illegal ivory shipments and trace them back to a handful of cartels, the New York Times reports.

In Nature this week: genomic ancestry analysis of Sardinians, current noncoding mutations in colorectal cancer, and more.