This Week in Nature

A collection of studies from the Roadmap Epigenomics Program appears in Nature this week, offering new insights into these genetic modifications in a variety of human cell types. The program examined samples from both adult and embryonic cells and tissues, with researchers mapping how the epigenome varies and functions in different biological settings.

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