Scott Kern, a researcher at Johns Hopkins' Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center has incurred the wrath of the blogosphere with an essay in Cancer Biology and Therapy that seems to suggest that researchers — particularly cancer researchers — have lost their passion for their work, and that patients are suffering as a result.

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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.

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