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Speakers at the conference's opening plenary showed how their work in cancer research fit into the broad theme of 'Discover, Predict, Prevent, Treat.'

The MIT researchers said that the mutational signature could be used to identify people exposed to aflatoxin who are at risk of developing liver cancer.

A special thermal annealing process and graphene oxide structure may enable inexpensive manufacturing and use, particularly in resource-poor areas of the world.

The Broad Institute's lawyers used statements from Jennifer Doudna to undermine UC's case that one could expect CRISPR/Cas9 to work in eukaryotic cells.

The platform, called Seq-Well, is similar to droplet-based approaches but reports increased efficiency.

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MIT President Rafael Reif speaks with the Los Angeles Times about the Trump administration travel ban and more.

In Cell this week: strategies for targeting leukemia with MLL translocations, new Perturb-seq approach, and more.

The licenses cover IP related to a new CRISPR technology known as Cpf1, advanced forms of Cas9, and additional Cas9-based genome editing technologies.

Two Broad Institute teams, led by Eric Lander and Feng Zhang, respectively, have published new papers today in Science on new uses for lenti-CRISPR screens.

Researchers are making mutations in a cell's genome to mark it and later read out that information to create cell lineage maps and chemical interaction histories.

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A new report offers ways for small, society publishers to transition to Plan S standards, ScienceInsider says.

A gas explosion sparked a fire at a Russian laboratory that stores dangerous pathogens, the Guardian reports.

Researchers turn to protein analysis to examine an ancient rhino sample, Smithsonian.com reports.

In PNAS this week: C2CD4A gene involved in insulin secretion, chromosome rearrangements in recurring S. aureus infections, and more.