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Early-access users of the Flongle said the small, inexpensive flow cells allow them to develop new methods quickly and to check the quality of clones and libraries.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: differential gene expression predictor, clonal evolution dynamics in colorectal cancer, and more.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: microRNAs influence cell type transitions in triple-negative breast cancers, oxidative DNA damage patterns in yeast, and more.

Research groups and companies are developing and applying tools to enrich for and capture CTCs to diagnose tumors early and monitor patients during treatment.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: strategy for reactivating Rett syndrome-linked MECP2, small molecules able to suppress Staphylococcus aureus virulence, and more.

A team led by the University of British Columbia homed in on a variant that linked to increased liver enzyme levels and liver injury during interferon-β treatment.

Choice of Identity

Sociologists report that people select what aspects of their genetic ancestry test results they incorporate into their sense of ethnic or racial identity.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: alternative splicing patterns in sunflowers, EGFR inhibitor resistance in lung adenocarcinoma, and more.

This Week in Cell

In Cell this week: interactions between malignant and immune cells in ovarian cancer, gene regulatory features in mouse macrophages, and more.

The method uses hydrogel encapsulation, which mimics a tissue sample, in order to allow circulating tumor cell isolation and extraction through laser dissection.

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The former commissioner of the FDA has returned to the venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates as a special partner on the healthcare investment team.

Astronauts have edited yeast genes on the International Space Station in an experiment designed to show how cells repair themselves in space.

Emory University has found that two of its researchers failed to divulge they had received funds from China, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

In Science this week: influence of the nuclear genome on human mitochondrial DNA, and more.