This Week in Science

In this week's Science, a team led by Harvard University researchers reports on a study in zebrafish that provided new insights into how melanoma is triggered. The investigators focused on crestin, a gene that is expressed in embryonic neural crest cells, but not adult tissues — except when melanoma develops.

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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.