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This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: Takayasu arteritis risk loci, gene expression-based subgroups of B-cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia, and more.

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center's James Allison and Kyoto University's Tasuku Honjo have won this year's Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

Researchers in Japan being a new trial of induced pluripotent stem cells to treat Parkinson's disease, Science reports.

In Genome Biology this week: negative selection analysis of cancer genomes, microfluidics system to characterize single-cell RNAs, and more.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: AMD risk allele is protective against choroidal thickening, p53 transcriptional program is altered in cancer-associated fibroblasts, and more.

Kyoto University investigator has been fired for research misconduct, while Nobel Laureate Shinya Yamanaka has been penalized for lack of oversight, Retraction Watch reports.

A Kyoto University investigation finds a researcher guilty of manipulating image data in a stem cell paper, Retraction Watch reports.

Independent research teams took a look at the mutations, gene fusions, and other alterations that may inform pediatric T-ALL treatment and outcome predictions.

Researchers in Japan describe a chimpanzee with a chromosomal abnormality similar to human Down syndrome, Mashable reports.

Scientists from Kyoto University designed reagents that labeled proteins only in the presence of zinc ions for later analysis by mass spec.

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Publication of He Jiankui's work on gene-edited infants would raise ethical concerns for journals, Wired and others report.

The New York Times reports that evidence linking trauma in one generation to epigenetic effects that influence subsequent generations may be overstated.

ScienceInsider reports that US National Institutes of Health researchers were told in the fall they could not obtain new human fetal tissue.

In PNAS this week: skin pigmentation evolution among KhoeSan, biomarkers for dengue virus progression, and more.