NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — According to the results of a Cancer Genome Project study run by the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, more mutated genes drive cancer development than was previously thought.
 
The results of the study, which are published in the March issue of Nature, also show that each cell type carries many other ‘passenger’ mutations.
 

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Magdalena Skipper, the incoming editor-in-chief of Nature, speaks with NPR's Weekend Edition Sunday.

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