This Week in Nature

In this week's Nature Genetics, a team led by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute scientists report on the use of a novel method, dubbed STAR-FISH, to detect single-nucleotide and copy-number alterations in single cells in archived tissue, establishing a new tool for cancer genomics research.

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Researchers suggest that genetic variations could influence the side effects people experience when using synthetic cannabinoids, the International Business Times reports.

An analysis has examined the makeup of researchers on Twitter and what they share, Nature News reports.

At Stat News, Jim Kozubek argues that the Broad Institute is pushing the boundary of what a nonprofit is.

In PNAS this week: gut microbes may affect honeybee weight, phenotype and gene expression changes in DiGeorge syndrome, and more.