This Week in Science

In this week's Science, a multi-institute research team presents data indicating that the activity of cancer cells is not just influenced by their underlying genetics, but also by their tissue of origin, suggesting that successful treatment will require looking beyond oncogenes to consider tumor metabolism as well.

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The London School of Economics' Daniele Fanelli argues at the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that the reproducibility crisis in science isn't as dire as some say.

A team of researchers in Portugal has examined the genomic basis for racing pigeons' athleticism and navigational skills, finding it's likely polygenic.

Wired reports that diagnostic firms continue to seek, post-Theranos, the ability to diagnose diseases from small amounts of blood.

In Science this week: analysis of DNA from ancient North Africans, and more.