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Back to the End of the Line With You

As of next July, the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences will no longer offer its "Track One" submission process in which academy members can shepherd non-members' work through the review process — the "communicate" option, reports Science Insider. Next year, non-members will have to submit their work directly to the journal for peer-review; members will still be able to submit their work through a separate process.

The Scan

Pig Organ Transplants Considered

The Wall Street Journal reports that the US Food and Drug Administration may soon allow clinical trials that involve transplanting pig organs into humans.

'Poo-Bank' Proposal

Harvard Medical School researchers suggest people should bank stool samples when they are young to transplant when they later develop age-related diseases.

Spurred to Develop Again

New Scientist reports that researchers may have uncovered why about 60 percent of in vitro fertilization embryos stop developing.

Science Papers Examine Breast Milk Cell Populations, Cerebral Cortex Cellular Diversity, Micronesia Population History

In Science this week: unique cell populations found within breast milk, 100 transcriptionally distinct cell populations uncovered in the cerebral cortex, and more.