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This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: genetic networks involved in antibiotic sensitivity, syphilis pathogen proteome, and more.

Researchers from Northwestern University uncovered five circulating microRNAs that differentiate patients with very high- and low-risk prostate cancer.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: variants that affect COPD biomarkers, high genetic diversity of Cryptococcus gattii in Brazil, and more.

Genomic, transcriptomic, and methylomic data for more than 150 oligodendroglial tumors uncovered three subgroups within a previously defined low-grade glioma subtype.

The researchers used the tool to look at the role of miRNAs in viral infection, but believe it has potential for studying miRNA in many other contexts.

Members of TCGA characterized papillary renal cell carcinomas, uncovering two main tumor groups and several more prognostically informative subtypes.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: genome and transcriptome of the Asian tiger mosquito, TB diversity and virulence in Inuit populations, and more.

Researchers characterized more than 800 breast tumors using whole-exome sequencing, RNA sequencing, miRNA sequencing, and other methods.

A team of scientists believe that exosomal miRNAs holds promise to be significant biomarkers for Alzheimer's disease. 

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Researchers interested in microRNA expression profiling today face a bevy of options including microarrays, quantitative PCR assays, and next-generation sequencing applications, but it is not always obvious which platform is the most suitable for a given study.

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In PLOS this week: genetic study of breast cancer in Egyptian families, mutations linked to cleft lip and palate, and more.

Council Bluffs, Iowa, schools are encouraging more girls to pursue STEM courses, according to the Associated Press.

Because of new open-access requirements, Gates Foundation-funded researchers can't publish in some top journals, Nature News reports.

In Science this week: deletion of one microRNA allows pluripotent stem cells to form embryonic and non-embryonic lineages, and more.