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Not So Fast

Claims made by Hisashi Moriguchi — a visiting researcher at the University of Tokyo — about using modified stem cells to successfully treat a patient with terminal heart failure could be false, reports Nature News.

According to the article, Moriguchi says he had invented a method of reprogramming induced pluripotent stem cells using two chemicals. He also claimed that the iPS cells could be differentiated using a "supercooling method" that he invented.

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In Genome Biology this week: comparative genomics study of Aspergillus, genetic variation in indigenous African cattle, and more.

Some people who harbor genetic variants associated with disease show no signs and may give insight into the continuum of symptoms, Spectrum reports.

Some 57 snow monkeys at a Japanese zoo were found to be rhesus macaque hybrids, which are banned in Japan.

British researchers say they've been removed from EU grant applications, according to the Guardian.