This Week in PLOS

In PLOS Genetics, researchers from Finland and Sweden describe recurrent mutations that they detected in uterine leiomyosarcoma tumors using exome sequencing. In comparing protein-coding sequences in 19 uterine leiomyosarcoma tumors with matched normal samples, the team uncovered 43 genes that were mutated more than once. The top culprits were the TP53, ATRX, and MED12 genes, which were mutated in 33 percent, 26 percent, and 21 percent of the tumors, respectively.

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The New York Times and ProPublica say that many physicians fail to disclose their financial ties when publishing in medical journals.

The Wall Street Journal reports Human Longevity's valuation has dropped by 80 percent.

Science reports that the US National Cancer Institute is cutting its operating budget by 5 percent.

In PLOS this week: similar variants seen in bullbogs, people with Robinow syndrome; ApoE genotypes in African-American, Puerto Rican populations; and more.