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This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: effects of gene deletions on bacterial metabolic networks, genetic responses to sea star wasting disease, and more.

As part of the collaboration, Johnson & Johnson will build a lung cancer center at Boston University and build upon programs linked to cancer research.


The sensor could offer a sensitive, inexpensive, and label-free alternative to antibody-based assays for protein biomarker detection, according to its developers.

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With more aligners and assemblers out there than next-gen sequencing platforms, how do you choose the best one? GT checks out your options.

This year's Breakthrough Prize winners include a pair that developed a therapy for spinal muscular atrophy.

The New York Times reports on how white supremacists misconstrue genetic research, concerning many geneticists.

Researchers find that people's genetics influence their success at university, but that it is not the only factor.

In Nature this week: approach to identify genetic variants that affect trait variability, application of read clouds to microbiome samples, and more.