Hwang Woo-Suk, the Korean researcher who claimed in 2004 to have cloned human embryos and then extracted stem cells from them, has been awarded a patent on the method by the US Patent and Trademark Office despite the subsequent findings that his work was fraudulent, the New York Times reports.

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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.

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China is moving forward with plans to sequence a million citizens, the Wall Street Journal reports.