This Week in Nature

In Nature Genetics this week, an international research team reports new details about the genetic drivers of Wilms tumors, the most common type of malignant kidney tumor in children. The scientists performed genome-wide sequencing and analyzed mRNA and miRNA expression, DNA copy number, and DNA methylation in over 100 Wilms tumors, followed by targeted sequencing of 651 additional tumors.

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Hundreds of scientists have signed a letter criticizing the open-access Plan S, ScienceInsider reports.

NPR speaks with Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-Texas) about the US House of Representatives science committee.

A start-up company aiming to match cancer patients to treatments closes after about six weeks, Stat News reports.

In PLOS this week: somatic mutation associations unearthed in thousands of cancer exomes, pathogen detection assay, and more.