At evolgen, a blogger sums up recent research on sexually antagonistic genes. Several papers look across species, from human, mouse, and fruit fly, at the effect of X-linked copies of genes -- genes from the X-chromosome that are duplicated and appear on autosomes and are expressed in a biased fashion in male- and female-specific tissues.

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A research duo estimates in PLOS One the number of papers that have used misidentified cell lines.

UK's National Institute for Health and Care Excellence approves GlaxoSmithKline's SCID gene therapy despite cost.

Science reports that Brazilian researchers are petitioning for the reversal of budget cuts.

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