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Researchers have been able to detect and characterize genomic alterations in DNA floating in the aqueous humor of the eye, opening the door to new prognostic studies.

A new consensus report suggests RB1 testing and genetic counseling to stratify risk and guide ophthalmic screening in kids with affected family members.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: biobank for sleeping sickness research, skin microbiome of cats with allergies, and more.

Results from up to eight stages of mouse or human retina development highlight the importance of histone modifications and other epigenetic shifts during differentiation.

The new investment will go towards the areas of cancer, inherited diseases, and infectious diseases, with an initial focus on pediatric cancer.

RXi Pharmaceuticals this week released data from a phase I trial of its dermal anti-scarring drug RXI-109, showing that the compound was safe and well-tolerated.

Using DNA to sketch crime victims might not be a great idea, the NYTimes says.

Science has its own problem with sexual harassment. What do we do with the research these abusers produce, Wired asks.

Senate Republicans led by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) are trying to change how the government funds basic research, reports ScienceInsider.

In Science this week: combining genomics and ecology to better understand the effects of natural selection on evolution, and more.