This update serves to clarify that Invitrogen has divested the Heidelberg, Germany-based unit of its BioReliance business. The BioReliance business itself, which Invitrogen will retain, is based in Rockville, Md. The original story was based on a press release that did not describe the relationship between the Heidelberg and Rockville businesses.

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Magdalena Skipper, the incoming editor-in-chief of Nature, speaks with NPR's Weekend Edition Sunday.

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Wired reports that 23andMe is trying to bolster its outside collaborations.

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