This Week in PNAS

In the early, online version of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a University of California, Los Angeles-led team describe proteolytic enzymes secreted by circulating tumor cells (CTCs). Using a microfluidics-based approach, the researchers isolated cells from cancer cell lines and CTCs from seven individuals with metastatic, castration-resistant prostate cancer to quantify levels of metalloprotease enzyme activity.

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Customers might want to consider what they might learn about their risk of diseases like Alzheimer's before snagging the genetic testing kits that are on many gift guides this year, NJ.com writes.

The Wall Street Journal reports there is uncertainty surrounding whether He Jiankui's embryo editing did what he said it did.

Stat News reports that the pause on procuring fetal tissue for intramural US National Institutes of Health research will soon affect additional labs there.

In Nature this week: genomic analysis of the invasive fall webworm, amp of constrained coding regions within the human genome, and more.