According to one proteomics researcher, a lack of requirements around the deposition of raw mass spec data has left the field vulnerable to shoddy work and fraudulent results.

Ben Orsburn, senior applications scientist at Thermo Fisher Scientific, told ProteoMonitor this week that proteomics' increasingly large datasets and sophisticated statistical techniques have created opportunities for researchers to push questionable findings into print, a problem that he said has touched even some of the field's top journals.

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The Jackson Laboratory has filed a complaint accusing Nanjing University of breeding and re-selling its mouse models, the Hartford Courant reports.

Oxford researchers are turning to virtual reality to visualize genes and regulatory elements, Phys.org says.

In Science this week: neutrophils rely on microRNA to protect against lung inflammation, and more.

China is moving forward with plans to sequence a million citizens, the Wall Street Journal reports.