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Baroness Delyth Morgan

Baroness Delyth Morgan has been appointed chair of the UK's National Cancer Research Institute. She takes over from Harpal Kumar, the chief executive of Cancer Research UK. Morgan is the chief executive of Breast Cancer Now. Previously she was CEO at both Breast Cancer Campaign and Breakthrough Breast Cancer.

The Scan

Shape of Them All

According to BBC News, researchers have developed a protein structure database that includes much of the human proteome.

For Flu and More

The Wall Street Journal reports that several vaccine developers are working on mRNA-based vaccines for influenza.

To Boost Women

China's Ministry of Science and Technology aims to boost the number of female researchers through a new policy, reports the South China Morning Post.

Science Papers Describe Approach to Predict Chemotherapeutic Response, Role of Transcriptional Noise

In Science this week: neural network to predict chemotherapeutic response in cancer patients, and more.