Looking for 'Teeth'

It's the rare case in which a scientist who is found guilty of research misconduct has to resign let alone face the possibility of jail, write Adam Marcus and Ivan Oransky from Retraction Watch in a New York Times op-ed piece.

In it, they also call for increased regulatory authority for Office of Research Integrity.

They highlight the uncommon nature of the on-going misconduct case involving Dong-Pyou Han at Iowa State University.

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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.