In an article from David Searls published in PLoS Computational Biology, he offers 10 rules on how to choose between industry and academia. Since he's been around that block more than once, his advice is practical and relevant. "Choosing between industry and academia is easy for some, incredibly fraught for others," he writes, going on to list rules such as assessing your qualifications, figuring out what you need and want in your career, and considering the alternatives.

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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.

In PLOS this week: gene flow patterns in common ash, guidelines for using morpholinos in zebrafish, and more.