This Week in Science

In Science this week, a group of French and US scientists report new details about the factors that determine the sites of retrotransposon integration. They describe an interaction between the Ty1 retrotransposon of the budding yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae and an RNA polymerase III subunit called AC40, showing that AC40 is the predominant determinant targeting Ty1 integration upstream of Pol III-transcribed genes.

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Researchers find that a personalized medicine approach could help people who experience pain while taking statins, New Scientist reports.

US National Science Foundation is continuing its responsible research conduct training policy despite its flaws, ScienceInsider reports.

A CRISPR-themed meeting explored how the tool could and should be used, Wired reports.

In Science this week: database of proteins' effects on cancer, targeted error correction sequencing, and more.