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The tumor cell genome of 250 prostate cancer patients ages 50 and younger will be compared with gene sequences from healthy cells to uncover gene mutations that can cause and promote prostate cancer, and ultimately to create a map of all genetic modifications involving prostate cancer.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: nanopore sequencing workflow to detect antibiotic resistance in gut microbes, TSSPlant tool, and more.

Because gene-edited organisms can cross borders, Gizmodo wonders whether there should be an international body to govern their use.

HHS Secretary nominee Tom Price is to go in front of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions today, NPR's Morning Edition reports.

Prior to being closed, Theranos' Arizona lab failed an inspection by regulators, according to the Wall Street Journal.