By Andrea Anderson

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – By sequencing the protein-coding repertoire or expressed RNA transcripts from more than a dozen rare ovarian tumors, a Canadian team has uncovered recurrent mutations in the microRNA-processing gene DICER1 — changes also found in a subset of other tumors involving primitive tissue types.

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

Genetic genealogy has led to an arrest in another cold case, dating back to 1987.

In PLOS this week: mutation in second gene widens clinical symptoms of people with ADD3 mutations, comparative genomic analysis of Pseudovibrio, and more.

Wired reports that 23andMe is trying to bolster its outside collaborations.

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