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In Nature this week, a team of Spanish researchers publishes data suggesting that one type of blood cancer, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, makes alterations to the non-coding regions of patients' genomes that influence disease outcomes. The scientists studied samples from more than 500 patients and discovered around 60 genetic mutations that occurred in multiple samples.

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Nature News reports that researchers in Japan hope to soon test the use of reprogrammed stem cells to treat damaged corneas.

A new approach may help limit the number of fish that are mislabeled at markets or restaurants, according to New Scientist.

At Slate, the R Street Institute's Nila Bala discusses the privacy rights of suspects that genetic genealogy approaches in law enforcement bring up.

In PNAS this week: numerous mobile genetic elements contribute to Vibrio cholerae drug resistance, troponin I mutations in sudden infant deaths, and more.