NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) - A team led by investigators at Amgen subsidiary Decode Genetics and the University of Iceland has identified more than a dozen genetic loci involved in non-cancerous prostate conditions that are increasingly common in aging men — including sites with additional ties to prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels. 

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John Mendelsohn, a former president of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, has died, the New York Times reports.

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In PNAS this week: chromosomal features of maize, adaptations in the vinous-throated parrotbill, and more.