This Week in Science

In Science this week, a team of Swedish scientists reports a new open-access database that enables the genome-wide examination of the effects of individual proteins on cancer outcomes. Using systems-level approaches, the researchers analyzed the genome-wide transcriptome of protein-coding genes of 17 major cancer types with respect to clinical outcome.

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An Australian-led team has generated a draft genome assembly of the invasive cane toad in hopes it will help in population control, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.

The New York Times reports that the US Department of Defense has implemented about half the recommendations made to improve safe handling of dangerous agents.

In PLOS this week: approach for teasing out archaic introgression in human genomes, immune transcription features in HCV infection, and more.

Stat News reports that Maryland is promoting itself to the biotech industry with a mobile billboard.