This Week in PNAS

Researchers from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and elsewhere report on molecular subgroups detected in human glioma samples that were analyzed using a combination of genomic data. The team used multidimensional scaling to assess single nucleotide changes, copy number alterations, transcriptome patterns, and methylation profiles generated by the Cancer Genome Atlas on glioblastoma and low-grade glioma tumors.

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New results from the NASA Twins Study indicate that the immune system may rev up when in space, the Washington Post reports.

Kelvin Droegemeier, the new science advisor, spoke at the American Association for the Advancement of Science meeting, Geekwire reports.

In PNAS this week: whole-genome assembly for the white shark, paper-based microfluidic method for detecting the malaria parasite, and more.

The World Health Organization has announced the members of its gene-editing committee, according to NPR.