In a recent paper in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston report their discovery of stem cells in the human lung, reports the Associated Press' Malcolm Ritter.

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A fire at a Manchester hospital may have destroyed lab equipment and data, the Guardian reports.

Researchers generate a genetic database from skeletal remains from the 1845 Franklin Expedition to the Arctic, Live Science reports.

Researchers in China have begun another trial using CRISPR/Cas9 approaches in cancer patients, according to the Wall Street Journal.

In Science this week: human DNA found in sediments from archeological sites lacking bones, and more.