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SAN DIEGO (GenomeWeb News) — MicroRNAs are cropping up in different aspects of cancer research, according to a session at the American Association for Cancer Research annual meeting held here this week.

MicroRNAs can act as oncogenes and as tumor suppressors, and they are increasingly of interest to researchers wanting to inhibit cancer development, develop biomarkers for disease progression, and for potential use as therapeutics, among other endeavors.

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Google's Project Nightingale has collected health information on millions of Americans, according to the Wall Street Journal.

An opinion piece at The Hill criticizes the proposed plan to collect DNA samples from migrants at the US border.

Nature News writes that women in chemistry are less likely to have their manuscripts accepted for publication.

In PNAS this week: tRNA fragment signature for chronic lymphocytic leukemia, genomic sites sensitive to ultraviolet radiation in melanocytes, and more.

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