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They are small, just 22 nucleotides or so in length, but they may have a big role to play in diagnosing and determining the course of various cancers.

Many researchers had long thought that microRNAs played a role in cancer development and progression. But in 2008, some noticed that miRNAs could be detected in the blood, possibly paving the way for their use as cancer biomarkers.

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Robert Redfield is floated as the next director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Washington Post reports.

The New York Times writes that the National Institutes of Health's All of Us Research Program is "ambitious" and that some are concerned it might be overly so.

Representative Lamar Smith's criticism of the National Science Foundation has "changed the nature of the conversation," according to ScienceInsider.

In PLOS this week: non-coding RNA function in yeast, transcriptomic profiles of malaria parasites, and more.

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