This Week in PNAS

A team of Chinese researchers used a bioinformatics-based approach to examine splicing patterns within triple-negative breast cancer. In their report in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the researchers write that they uncovered a unique splicing pattern within basal-like breast cancer that is mediated by TDP43, the expression of which is linked to poor prognosis in triple-negative breast cancer. Its loss, they report, inhibits tumor progression.

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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.