This Week in Science

In Science this week, a team from the University of Cambridge reports the discovery of a new player in the DNA double-strand break (DSB) repair process. The researchers identified human PAXX, a paralog of XRCC4 and XLF — two structurally related proteins that participate in DSB repair — as a new XRCC4 superfamily member that interacts directly with the DSB repair protein Ku and that is recruited to cellular DNA-damage sites.

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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.