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Web services like the Global Alliance for Genomics & Health's Beacon Project aim to enable data sharing among researchers, but Stanford University's Suyash Shringarpure and Carlos Bustamante report in the American Journal of Human Genetics that they may also open participants up to re-identification.

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Researchers test gene therapy targeting a different cancer protein in a new trial, the New York Times reports.

Pennsylvania State University researchers found that salivary microRNAs could predict which kids would have longer concussion symptoms, according to NPR.

The Associated Press reports Alex Azar, the new Department of Health and Human Services secretary nominee, made millions of dollars as a pharmaceutical executive.

In PNAS this week: immune profiling of breast cancer, transposable element patterns in rice, and more.