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This Week in Cell

In Cell this week: investigation of metastatic tumor evolution, more than 16,000 genetic variants introduced into the budding yeast model organism, and more.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: three-dimensional chromosome structure, ovarian cancer immunopeptidome, and more.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: grape genomes give insight into domestication, columnar cacti classification, and more.

CyVerse, the developers believe, better expresses the platform's capacity to provide data management and computation to researchers across multiple scientific disciplines.

Conifer trees.

Analyses on sequence data for more than two-dozen plants point to two previously unknown whole-genome duplication events in the conifer lineage.

A proof-of-principle study has shown a new qPCR device can detect bacterial DNA in under four minutes using droplet size as a readout of amplification.

The funding will be used to investigate the role of long, non-coding RNAs in both the normal development and stress responses of various plant species.

Women whose 21-SNP panel result indicated they were at high risk of obesity were less likely to respond to exercise by losing weight or body fat.

A new version of its system planned for summer release will feature a score that helps clinicians prioritize variants and an expanded knowledgebase.

The test, which is being developed with a National Science Foundation grant, is based on a novel PCR technology that doesn't require traditional instrumentation.

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A genome-wide association study highlights a potential role for hair follicles in acne risk, according to New Scientist.

Newsday reports that breast cancer genetic testing guidelines for are out of date and may miss individuals.

In Cell this week: gene editing-based strategy to screen for immune system regulators, ancient plague patterns, and more.

Publication of He Jiankui's work on gene-edited infants would raise ethical concerns for journals, Wired and others report.