At his blog, Juniorprof writes about how having a nurturing postdoc mentor can really go a long way toward helping your future career. When scouting out where to do a postdoc, grad students should find mentors who will help them learn to write grants, promote their research through speaking engagements and writing reviews, and encourage them to join professional societies, says Juniorprof. "Is it fair?

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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.