This Week in Nature

In this week's Nature is a series of studies that collectively provide a comprehensive atlas of variation in gene expression across diverse tissues of the human body and among individuals. The studies are based on data from the Genotype Tissue Expression (GTEx) consortium, which collected and analyzed more than 7,000 post-mortem samples from 449 otherwise healthy human donors across 44 tissues.

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CBS News reports that there are still many vacancies at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, but that it's uncertain whether they will be filled.

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