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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The Seattle Times writes that pharmacogenomics testing can help choose medications that may work best for people with depression.

Researchers report that deleting one gene from butterflies affects their wing coloration patterns, according to the Washington Post.

In PNAS this week: genome sequencing of weevil symbionts, retinoid X receptor deletion in lung cancer metastasis, and more.

Sequencing could help combat foodborne illnesses, according to a blog post by Food and Drug Administration officials.