bisulfite patch PCR

The team plans to use the technique to study methylation in colorectal, breast, and endometrial cancers. The long-term goal is to use it to determine how methylation differs among cell types in mixed tissue samples.

Vivek Murthy is no longer the surgeon general of the US, the Associated Press reports.

People around the globe took to the streets to support science — some with signs.

Parents who learn of their increased genetic risk of disease also contend with telling their children about theirs, the New York Times writes.

In PLOS this week: loci linked to body mass index measurements, long non-coding RNA expression and urothelial carcinoma prognosis, and more.