A furor erupted last week when an early e-pub in Proteomics says it found support for a "mighty creator" in mitochondria. This week, that paper has been retracted -- because parts of it were plagiarized, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education.

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NPR reports that with medical data being big business, some companies want to get patients involved.

The Asbury Park Press reports on the startup Genomic Prediction's test to determine an embryo's risk of disease.

In PNAS this week: optical mapping allows glimpse of structural variants, disease-linked GATA2 mutations boosts its protein activity, and more.

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has released the results of a genetic ancestry analysis, the Boston Globe reports.