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The study researchers further reported that high matching scores predicted both better progression-free and overall survival.

While the study didn't meet its primary endpoint, it showed the potential of transcriptomics to match cancer patients to beneficial treatments.

The researchers said a microbiome-based test could expand the number of individuals who are screened for the disease.

Analyzing mutational signatures in cancer cell lines and xenografts, investigators identified mutagenic processes that do or don't remain active in vitro.

Some 43 percent of new mothers and 23 percent of new fathers leave full-time employment in STEM in the years after having a child, Science Careers says.

Based on gene expression, researchers identified cell clusters in testes samples from two adult men and two infants, providing clues that may eventually aid fertility treatments.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: sepsis-related copy number changes, three-dimensional leaf transcriptomes of plants grow in dark or in light-dark cycles, and more.

No, Not That Line

Retraction Watch speaks with a researcher who hopes to nudge others away from using problematic cell lines.

Gene Drive-Ish

New Scientist reports on new study of gene drives in mice that found that they might not work as hoped.

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: study of gene drive feasibility in lab mice, circulating tumor DNA from cerebrospinal fluid to track glioma progression, and more.

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The New York Times Magazine examines gender discrimination at the Salk Institute.

Science reports that MD Anderson Cancer Center has dismissed three researchers over foreign tie concerns.

A second death in gene therapy trial for type 1 spinal muscular atrophy is under investigation, according to Reuters.

In PLOS this week: antibiotic resistance patterns in Escherichia coli, a dozen genetic loci tied to varicose vein risk, and more.