Clinical researchers at AACR discussed a wide range of approaches focusing on several different potential use-cases in the detection or assessment of early cancers.
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.
Researchers used exome capture RNA sequencing to come up with a collection of circRNAs in dozens of cancer types, including proposed prostate cancer markers.
In PNAS this week: Fanconi anemia protein role in ribosome biogenesis, small interfering RNAs in A. thaliana seeds development, and more.
In a Nature opinion piece, the University of Michigan's Shobita Parthasarathy argues for the use of the patent system to regulate gene editing.
UMich's Arul Chinnaiyan plans to use the funding to develop new tools and technologies to identify biomarkers for cancer diagnosis and treatment.
In Nature this week: new susceptibility loci for diverticular disease, and more.
Genes and pathways related to mesenchymal biology, connective tissue, and conditions like obesity came to the forefront when researchers analyzed the new susceptibility loci.
In Nature this week: statistical method for overcoming case-control imbalance issues, and more.
With data from more than a million people, researchers found 111 new or known atrial fibrillation-related loci, providing clues to the condition's biology.
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.