This Week in Science

In this week's Science, a multi-institute research team describes the development of CancerSEEK, a blood test for the early detection of eight common cancer types based on levels of circulating proteins and mutations in cell-free DNA. They used the test on 1,005 patients with various non-metastatic, clinically detected cancers, and showed that CancerSEEK results were positive in a median of 70 percent of the cancer types.

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

Already have a GenomeWeb or 360Dx account?
Login Now.

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.