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In PNAS this week: analysis of ancient human parvovirus B19, Toxoplasma gondii genotypes, and more.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: researchers identify the characteristic genomic features of clear cell renal cell carcinoma, and more.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Science Foundation has awarded $18.6M to the University of Tennessee to continue work into developing new mathematical approaches aimed at biological research.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Orthologs of the same gene pair seem to spur mercury methylation across a range of bacterial and archaeal species, according to a study published online today in Science.

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Deborah Nickerson has been in the trenches of genomics almost since the beginning, but that wasn't always the plan. Today, she uses her experience in learning a new field to mentor her students.

At ABRF's annual conference this week, a panel talked about funding, personnel, and other issues involved in running of a mass-spectrometry core laboratory.

The New York Times and ProPublica look into the close relationship between a startup and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Yahoo News reports millions of dollars are being transferred from NIH, CDC, and other programs to pay for the housing of detained undocumented immigrant children.

In Science this week: in vitro generation of human reproductive cells, and more.

Researchers gave a handful of octopuses MDMA to find that they too act more social on the drug, Gizmodo reports.