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In Genome Biology this week: methylation-based predictor of age in mice, population genetics of the common bean, and more.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: effects of activating KRAS mutations in lung adenocarcinoma, stranded bisulfite sequencing method, and more.

The University of California, Los Angeles-led team said the approach outperformed two established classification methods.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: transcriptional patterns in breast cancer cell lines, study of non-CG methylation, and more.

Researchers showed in a new study that patterns of methylation co-occuring at different sites could help distinguish cancer DNA in the blood, and mark its original source in body.

An epigenetic analysis showed that the tumors all shared a certain DNA methylation signature, but that methylation patterns varied between samples.

Researchers analyzed cytosine methylation profiles for 34 angiosperm plants, considering methylation levels and distribution across flowering plant families.

In Genome Research this week: targets of ALL gene fusion, genetic variation underlying Brachypodium DNA methylation, and more.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: Arabidopsis methylation patterns, models for estimating heritability, and more.

The researchers said that the methylation mark could potentially be used as a noninvasive biomarker for certain tumor types. 

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A fire at a Manchester hospital may have destroyed lab equipment and data, the Guardian reports.

Researchers generate a genetic database from skeletal remains from the 1845 Franklin Expedition to the Arctic, Live Science reports.

Researchers in China have begun another trial using CRISPR/Cas9 approaches in cancer patients, according to the Wall Street Journal.

In Science this week: human DNA found in sediments from archeological sites lacking bones, and more.