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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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Wired reports on how genetic genealogy's use in forensics has exploded in the year since an arrest in the Golden State Killer case was made.

Retraction Watch reports that the increase in retracted papers at a journal is due to more resources there to tackle publication ethics.

New York City has settled with a forensic scientist who was fired after questioning a DNA testing approach used by the medical examiner's office, the New York Times reports.

In Nature this week: technique for measuring replication fork movement, WINTHER trial results, and more.