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Using Hi-C, genome sequencing, and optical mapping, researchers profiled structural variants in multiple cancer cell lines, leading to potential non-coding drivers.

Case Goes On

Nature News reports that the Salk Institute has asked for the scope of a gender discrimination lawsuit brought against it to be narrowed.

The Salk Institute has settled two of the three gender discrimination lawsuits brought against it last year, Science reports.

Cancer researcher Inder Verma has resigned from the Salk Institute following sexual harassment allegations, according to Science.

Inder Verma had been on leave from PNAS since December after three female scientists at the Salk Institute filed a lawsuit claiming gender discrimination.

The researchers have made the pipeline, called CRISPRdisco, free for other scientists to use through Github, and are hoping the community will also help refine and update it.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: early life experience influence somatic variation in the genome, and more.

The startup was cofounded by the Broad Institute's Feng Zhang and Harvard's David Walt among others, and raised $15.6 million in June.

A Salk Institute team used ddPCR assays to gauge the number of long interspersed nuclear elements within mice that received differing levels of maternal care.

The partners will collect and analyze cancer samples and analyze data to support basic and translational research and advance precision oncology and personalized medicine.

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The UK's Human Fertility and Embryology Authority calls for consumer genetic testing companies to warn customers that testing could uncover family secrets, according to the Guardian.

The New York Times reports that United Nations delegates have been discussing how to govern the genetic resources of the deep sea.

Researchers have transplanted edited cells into mice that appear to combat cocaine addiction, New Scientist reports.

In PNAS this week: analysis of proteolytic enzymes secreted by circulating tumor cells, phylogenetic study of Fv1 evolution, and more.