This Week in Science

Canada has launched its Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow Project that aims to follow 300,000 adults over the age of 35 for the next 30 years to study causes of cancer. Along the way, researchers will be collecting blood, fecal, saliva, toenail, and urine samples as well as asking about diet, environmental conditions, and physical fitness.

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Researchers have sequenced the northern white rhinoceros to gauge whether it could be brought back from the edge of extinction, the New York Times reports.

Bavaria expands its forensic genetic analyses to include DNA phenotyping, raising discrimination concerns.

Tufts University researchers found a role for miRNA in transmitting stress between generations, the Economist reports.

In Science this week: gut microbiome influences liver cancer growth, spread; and more.