Researchers from Weill Cornell Medical College and elsewhere present findings from a prostate cancer analysis performed with a computational tool called RegNetDriver, designed to uncover cancer driver mutations based on integrated genomic and epigenomic data. For its proof-of-principle analyses, the team used RegNetDriver to analyze structural variant, transcription factor, variant, promoter, enhancer, and other data gleaned from 521 prostate cancer tumors.

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Though many details have yet to be worked out, the draft deal for the UK's withdrawal from the EU is giving researchers some hints for what they can expect, Nature News says.

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