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The team saw risky mutations in colorectal cancer, polyp, and Lynch syndrome-related genes in almost 4 percent of CRC patients diagnosed at 72 years old, on average.

Some More Than Others

A new analysis finds some cancers receive more nonprofit dollars than others.

Researchers who go persevere after an early funding setback end up with more highly cited papers later on, according to the Economist.

Whole-genome sequencing on 62 families revealed rare reproduction- and metabolism-related variants in the androgen production pathway gene DENND1A.

A new analysis by Northwestern University researchers finds that female and male first-time PIs receive differing amounts of funding.

Small but Disruptive

A trio of researchers examines the effects of small and large research teams on their fields, according to the New York Times.

Researchers identified PTEN mutations, MAP kinase pathway alterations, and other features linked to anti-PD-1 response in individuals with the brain cancer.

An analysis finds that female biomedical researchers receive fewer prizes than male ones, and when they do win prizes, they are less prestigious.

The Bugs of Space

A new analysis finds that Bacillus cereus and Staphylococcus aureus found on the International Space Station are adapting to conditions there, but not becoming more dangerous to people.

The projects are organized by the Eliminate Cancer Initiative, the National Brain Tumor Society, and the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation.

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The US National Institutes of Health's All of Us project awarded $4.6 million to the company Color to develop a genetic counseling resource for the program.

The Times of India reports on a pilot study that used genomic testing to determine whether patients had drug-resistant tuberculosis.

New guidelines say that more women may benefit from genetic testing for hereditary breast or ovarian cancer, according to the Los Angeles Times.

In Cell this week: small proteins identified among human microbiome, role for tumor microbes in pancreatic cancer survival, and more.