This Week in PNAS

In the early, online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers from Italy, the US, and Switzerland describe a microRNA contributing to progression and treatment response in forms of melanoma marked by activating BRAF mutations. Using available data, the team attempted to find miRNAs related to progression in these melanomas.

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A new analysis examines the gender gap among paper authors in the sciences and says it may take decades or more to close.

Researchers have uncovered signals of selection that may enable the Bajau people to free five hundreds of feet deep, Reuters reports.

In Science this week: paternally inherited cis-regulatory structural variants in autism, and more.

A new report outlines issues facing the implementation of personalized medicine in the UK, the Independent reports.