This Week in Cell

A long non-coding RNA known as BCAR4 can contribute to breast cancer metastasis via its transcription factor interactions and downstream effects on epigenetic marks, according to a Cell study. Researchers from the University of Texas and elsewhere used array-based lncRNA profiling on stage III breast cancer samples and matched normal breast tissues to find lncRNAs that are dialed up or down in the cancer tissues.

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The London School of Economics' Daniele Fanelli argues at the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that the reproducibility crisis in science isn't as dire as some say.

A team of researchers in Portugal has examined the genomic basis for racing pigeons' athleticism and navigational skills, finding it's likely polygenic.

Wired reports that diagnostic firms continue to seek, post-Theranos, the ability to diagnose diseases from small amounts of blood.

In Science this week: analysis of DNA from ancient North Africans, and more.