Mutations in the housekeeping gene IDH may mediate the development of brain tumors by increasing methylation throughout the genome and disrupting usual DNA folding patterns, a Broad Institute-led team of researchers reports in Nature.

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US News & World Report writes that genetic testing of lung tumors can help identify treatments for patients.

A team of researchers plans to sample Loch Ness for environmental DNA, according to Newsweek.

The New York Times writes about the appearance of mosaicism in healthy people.

In PNAS this week: insecticide resistance patterns Anopheles gambiae mosquito, transcriptome patterns in Pseudomonas aeruginosa during infection, and more.