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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.

This Week in Cell

In Cell this week: TIRAP mutation effect reversed, ultraviolet exposure effects on transcription, and more.

GUSTO study researchers said maternal lifestyle, fetal genetic, and fetal epigenetic factors affect birth weight and early childhood adiposity.

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

Preliminary results from the NASA Twins Study indicate changes in DNA methylation and gene expression due to life in space, Nature News says.

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: DNA methylation patters can uncover people at increased risk of diabetes, and more.

Researchers found evidence that mutations and age-related methylation signatures tend to persist in induced pluripotent stem cells from the elderly.

Dartmouth researchers characterized 5-methylcytosine and 5-hydroxymethylcytosine marks in more than two dozen glioblastoma samples.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: methylation in human gametes, microRNAs linked to kidney damage in lupus patients, and more.

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Ivanka Trump and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos call on girls to pursue STEM careers, the Associated Press reports.

Some science companies will be taking part in next month's March for Science, Fortune reports.

In Genome Research this week: longitudinal study of Burkholderia cenocepacia isolates from cystic fibrosis patients, long-read assembly approach, and more.

Shale oil companies are turning to DNA sequencing to find spots to drill, Reuters reports.