This Week in PNAS

In the early, online version of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers from Stanford University and the University of Texas at Austin explore the consequences of activating KRAS mutations in lung adenocarcinoma. Using a combination of array-based gene expression profiling, mass spec-based lipid assessments, and proteomic analyses, the team compared mouse and human lung cancer samples with or without KRAS mutations.

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University of California, San Diego, researchers have developed a gene drive to control a fruit-destroying fly.

A new study of a β-thalassemia gene therapy appears promising, according to NPR.

In Nature this week: hair color genes, hybridization between 13-year and 17-year cicadas, and more.

Futurism writes that gene doping could be the next generation of cheating in sports.