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In PNAS this week: improved blood-based nasopharyngeal carcinoma screening, ray-finned fish phylogeny, and more.

Researchers profiled cancer gene mutations, expression, protein patterns, and other features in 23 recurrent or metastatic cases of olfactory neuroblastoma.

Using Epstein-Barr virus DNA as a marker, investigators uncovered several individuals with early-stage nasopharyngeal cancers in a large screening effort in China.

In PNAS this week: mutations linked to nasopharyngeal carcinoma, salivary proteins common among oral squamous cell carcinoma patients, and more.

In PNAS this week: mutations in MST1R linked to nasopharyngeal carcinoma, algorithm to detect genetic variants that affect transcription factors networks, and more.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The International Cancer Genome Consortium announced late on Tuesday four projects in China to identify the genomic drivers in colorectal, esophageal, liver, and nasopharyngeal cancers.

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A new analysis suggests warming, not the arrival of humans, led to the extinction of the woolly rhinoceros thousands of years ago, the Economist reports.

Chinese health officials uncovered SARS-CoV-2 viral RNA on imported frozen food, but the New York Times reports catching COVID-19 that way would be unlikely.

The UK has ordered 60 million coronavirus vaccine doses from Novavax and 30 million doses from Janssen, according to the Guardian.

In Science this week: machine learning model predicts whether ion channel mutations will cause disease, and more.