The results of nearly 30 percent of clinical trials are not publicly disclosed within four years of completion, according to a study appearing in PLOS One.

Hiroki Saito from Carney Hospital in Massachusetts and Boston University's Christopher Gill analyzed some 400 randomly selected trials from the ClinicalTrials.gov database that were listed as being complete and calculated the time from them being finished to their publication.

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In Cell this week: Leukemia-like disease in soft-shell clams, mNET-seq method for profiling growing transcripts, and more.

While James Watson and Francis Crick are credited for discovering the structure of DNA, Rich proved their theory of a double helix structure was correct when he produced a distinct image of the structure.

Nature News reports that early users of Oxford Nanopore's hand-held MinIon are giddy about the technology and its uses. 

According to MIT Technology Review, Apple is collaborating with researchers to develop apps for consumer DNA testing.