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Laurie Glimcher, a Harvard University professor, has been named the new dean of Weill Cornell Medical College. Glimcher is also on the board of directors of Bristol-Myers Squibb and Waters, and is on Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center's advisory board.

John Mattick is the new executive director of the Garvan Institute of Medical Research. He succeeds John Shine, who is retiring.

Mark Guyer, who currently directs the National Human Genome Research Institute's Division of Extramural Research, has been appointed the institute's deputy director.

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A Karmagenes researcher has lost his position after reportedly admitting to data fabrication, according to Retraction Watch.

Two neuroscientists write in Nature News that solving the "reproducibility crisis" in science may require changing the requirements for publication.

In Nature this week: genomic analysis of prehistoric New Mexicans, a nanopore method for mapping DNA methylation, and more.

A new study finds that adding missing good bacteria to the skin microbiome of atopic dermatitis patients decreases Staphylococcus aureus colonization.