This Week in PNAS

Researchers from Case Western Reserve University report in the early edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences this week that they've uncovered mutations linked to colorectal cancer that seem to be specific to African-American patients. The investigators performed exome sequencing on a discovery set of 31 African-American patients with colorectal cancer.

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With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.

NPR reports that government and private insurers are being slow to cover recently approved CAR-T cell therapies.

CNBC reports that there are thousands of genetic tests available for consumers to chose between.

In Nature this week: genomic analysis of ducks, whole-genome doubling among tumor samples, and more.