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A team of Harvard University researchers reports in Science on its examination of insertion mutations into the EGFR exon 20 in non–small cell lung cancer. These mutations, the team notes, are associated with reduced sensitivity to tyrosine kinase inhibitors like gefitinib, erlotinib, and afatinib, which they confirmed in an in vitro study.

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In Science this week: genetic analysis of pollutant-tolerant fish, and more.

Researchers have found a rare carbapenem resistance gene on a US pig farm, NBC News reports.

New York officials are considering the use of a familial DNA search to get a lead on a suspect in the strangulation death of a runner.

NIH Director Francis Collins has selected a retired Army major general and cardiologist for the CEO spot at the agency's embattled Clinical Center.