This Week in Science

In this week's Science Translational Medicine, a multi-institute team reports on a pattern of microRNA expression that can be used to predict injury from radiation exposure. While exposure to high-energy radiation can cause damage to all living tissue, the hematopoietic system is particularly susceptible to radiation toxicity. However, injury from radiation can take weeks or even months to manifest.

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Technology Review reports that 2017 was the year of consumer genetic testing and that it could spur new analysis companies.

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