This Week in PNAS

In the early, online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers from Spain, Germany, Japan, and Brazil describe a long non-coding RNA that assists in TP53 tumor suppressor activity, but is inactivated by hypermethylation in some cancer. The team did array-based methylation profiling in colon cancer cell lines with or without disrupted methyltransferase enzymes, along with normal colon mucosa.

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Lawmakers have asked four direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies to explain their privacy policies and security measures, according to Stat News.

The Trump Administration has proposed a plan to reorganize the federal government, the Washington Post reports.

The Economist writes that an increasing number of scientific journals don't do peer review.

In Science this week: genetic overlap among many psychiatric disorders, and more.