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The approach, published this week in Cell Reports, could be used more generally to discover disease genes in other cancer types. 

In Genome Research this week: long-read Caenorhabditis elegans sequences, enhancer patterns in breast cancer cell lines, and more.

Two speakers at the National Society of Genetic Counselors annual meeting discussed how often genetic variants are reclassified and how that affects patients.

Investigators will use Biocept's liquid biopsy tests to detect ALK rearrangements both at baseline and to monitor treatment response and resistance mechanisms.

New data from Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, along with other recent research, suggests that surface proteins can be used to isolate cancer-specific exosomes to detect the presence of a tumor.

Exonics will use the funding to advance preclinical research from UT-Southwestern researcher Eric Olson on genome editing of DMD mutations in a mouse model.

UT-SWMC researcher Eric Olson will study dystrophin produced with CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing in a mouse model, as well as off-target effects.

I Dream of Genes

Researchers link two genes to sleep regulation, according to Medical News Today.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: convergent evolution in bird hemoglobin, and more.

The partners have a long-standing sponsored research agreement focused on phosphatidylserine, a signaling molecule found in tumor exosomes.

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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.