There is no one path to an academic career, writes Esther Cooke at Nature Jobs.

Additionally, not all academic jobs include research and not all of them include teaching, though many people search for a position that includes both. That means, though, being able to balance the two. And some academic positions include a bit of the business world.

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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.

Oxford researchers are turning to virtual reality to visualize genes and regulatory elements, Phys.org says.

In Science this week: neutrophils rely on microRNA to protect against lung inflammation, and more.

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