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Published in Nature's early online edition, researchers at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center led by Joan Massagué have found genes that control breast cancer metastasis to the brain. The BBC reports on it here.

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Researchers suggest that genetic variations could influence the side effects people experience when using synthetic cannabinoids, the International Business Times reports.

An analysis has examined the makeup of researchers on Twitter and what they share, Nature News reports.

At Stat News, Jim Kozubek argues that the Broad Institute is pushing the boundary of what a nonprofit is.

In PNAS this week: gut microbes may affect honeybee weight, phenotype and gene expression changes in DiGeorge syndrome, and more.