The rest of the blogosphere is teeming with excitement over the Wolbachia paper (if you missed it, check it out in our latest roundup of Science), but at the Tree of Life blog, it has led Jonathan Eisen to start the new "Adaptationomics" award for scientists who "resort to silly adaptationist arguments for observations." Just finding something unexpected doesn't me

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Jay Shendure and his colleagues have developed a new method to more comprehensively identify human cell types, the NY Times reports.

Researchers in the UK and Japan have shown that infertility in mice with three sex chromosomes can be overcome, according to the Guardian.

China is embracing preimplantation genetic diagnosis, Nature News reports. 

In PLOS this week: host genetic factors associated with cervical neoplasia progression, population patterns for an ancient flowering rainforest plant, and more.