Researchers from the Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology and elsewhere present findings from a negative selection analysis of cancer genomes. With the help of exome sequence data for more than 7,500 tumors from 26 cancer types, the team searched for regions of the tumor genome that are relatively impervious to mutation.

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An analysis of UK Biobank data finds hemochromatosis to be more prevalent than thought, according to the BBC.

An analysis finds that female biomedical researchers receive fewer prizes than male ones, and when they do win prizes, they are less prestigious.

Federal researchers tell the Los Angeles Times that the shutdown is causing missed research opportunities as they try to keep their experiments going.

In Nature this week: improved genomic analysis using a graph genome reference, tumor mutational burden could predict clinical response to immune checkpoint inhibitors, and more.