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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 apple has traveled westward and eastward along the Silk Road, according to a new genetic analysis.

In Nature this week: GWAS data used to reposition drugs for psychiatric use, and more.

Genetic disease risk information doesn't always spur people to make healthy lifestyle changes, according to the Associated Press.

A University of California, San Diego-led team has used liquid biopsies to uncover possible treatments for patients with cancers of unknown primary.