This Week in Nature

In Nature Genetics this week, an international team of researchers report on the use of a transposon mutagenesis screen in mice to identify genes and evolutionary forces driving the progression of colorectal cancer. They also discovered a set of genes that appear to be important for malignant tumor progression and a new human colorectal cancer suppressor gene that could potentially be involved in other cancers.

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Robert Redfield is floated as the next director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Washington Post reports.

The New York Times writes that the National Institutes of Health's All of Us Research Program is "ambitious" and that some are concerned it might be overly so.

Representative Lamar Smith's criticism of the National Science Foundation has "changed the nature of the conversation," according to ScienceInsider.

In PLOS this week: non-coding RNA function in yeast, transcriptomic profiles of malaria parasites, and more.