NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – An international team has taken steps to determine whether both genetic and environment factors might contribute to the risk of developing not just one, but multiple tumors that arise from keratinocyte cells in the skin's epidermal layer, such as basal cell carcinoma or squamous cell carcinoma.

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NPR reports on Human Cell Atlas Consortium's effort to catalog all the different cell types within the human body.

The Union of Concerned Scientists surveyed US government scientists about Trump Administration policies and more, Science reports.

National Geographic reports that marine mammals have lost a gene that could make them more susceptible to organophosphate damage.

In PNAS this week: history and genetic diversity of the scarlet macaw, approach for predicting human flu virus evolution, and more.