What's in a name? If reader response is any gauge, something of a controversy. Following on the heels of Esther Dyson's news that she's among the first 10 volunteers for the Personal Genome Project, GTO's sister publication InSequence asked PGP leader George Church for the names of the other participants. Church replied that these nine have given permission to release their names:

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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.

Researchers in the UK and Japan have shown that infertility in mice with three sex chromosomes can be overcome, according to the Guardian.

China is embracing preimplantation genetic diagnosis, Nature News reports. 

In PLOS this week: host genetic factors associated with cervical neoplasia progression, population patterns for an ancient flowering rainforest plant, and more.