This Week in PNAS

In the early, online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the University of Wisconsin at Madison's David Schwartz and colleagues present findings from a proof-of-principle study of multiple myeloma that used optical mapping and whole-genome sequencing to characterize tumor samples taken from the same individual over time. Along with structural variants in the tumor genome at each time point, the team detected a rise in tumor mutations as the cancer progressed.

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

Already have a GenomeWeb or 360Dx account?
Login Now.

The London School of Economics' Daniele Fanelli argues at the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that the reproducibility crisis in science isn't as dire as some say.

A team of researchers in Portugal has examined the genomic basis for racing pigeons' athleticism and navigational skills, finding it's likely polygenic.

Wired reports that diagnostic firms continue to seek, post-Theranos, the ability to diagnose diseases from small amounts of blood.

In Science this week: analysis of DNA from ancient North Africans, and more.