This Week in Cell

A Northwestern University-led team takes a look at potential strategies for targeting forms of leukemia with translocations involving the MLL gene. Based on RNA sequencing analyses, small hairpin RNA screening, and other experiments on leukemic cell lines, the researchers suggest that there may be a therapeutic benefit to stabilizing wild-type MLL via the UBE20 ubiquitin ligase enzyme and the interleukin-1 pathway in leukemias with MLL rearrangements.

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A fire at a Manchester hospital may have destroyed lab equipment and data, the Guardian reports.

Researchers generate a genetic database from skeletal remains from the 1845 Franklin Expedition to the Arctic, Live Science reports.

Researchers in China have begun another trial using CRISPR/Cas9 approaches in cancer patients, according to the Wall Street Journal.

In Science this week: human DNA found in sediments from archeological sites lacking bones, and more.