NEW YORK, March 16 - The 23,000-plus visitors of this year's Pittcon, which ended Friday, were well advised to train for a marathon prior to touring the vast exhibition hall at Orlando's Orange County Convention Center.

 

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Jay Shendure and his colleagues have developed a new method to more comprehensively identify human cell types, the NY Times reports.

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