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David Clemmer, Indiana University

Mark Cockett, Bristol-Myers Squibb

Dalia Cohen, Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research

Claire Fraser, The Institute for Genomic Research

Sandra Glucksmann, Millennium Pharmaceuticals

Rod MacKenzie, Pfizer Discovery Technology Center

Jill Mesirov, Whitehead Institute/ MIT Center for Genome Research

Emanuel Petricoin, FDA-NCI Clinical Proteomics Program

Gerald Rubin, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Tom Tuschl, Rockefeller University

The Scan

Pig Organ Transplants Considered

The Wall Street Journal reports that the US Food and Drug Administration may soon allow clinical trials that involve transplanting pig organs into humans.

'Poo-Bank' Proposal

Harvard Medical School researchers suggest people should bank stool samples when they are young to transplant when they later develop age-related diseases.

Spurred to Develop Again

New Scientist reports that researchers may have uncovered why about 60 percent of in vitro fertilization embryos stop developing.

Science Papers Examine Breast Milk Cell Populations, Cerebral Cortex Cellular Diversity, Micronesia Population History

In Science this week: unique cell populations found within breast milk, 100 transcriptionally distinct cell populations uncovered in the cerebral cortex, and more.