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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Pacific Biosciences is hosting a competition in which researchers are vying to win free sequencing for an organism with the most interesting genome.
An opinion piece appearing in Newsday likens familial DNA searches to stop-and-frisk policies.
The San people of Africa have drawn up a code of conduct for researchers, according to the Conversation.
In Nature this week: genotypes linked to hip osteoarthritis, and more.