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Biotechnology executive Una Ryan believes everyone has the right to healthcare, says Technology Review's Emily Singer. As head of the nonprofit foundation Diagnostics for All, Ryan's goal is to provide access to healthcare and diagnostics in poor countries. To that end, her foundation is developing paper diagnostics — "cheap, portable, easy-to-manufacture tests that can be used in environments with few resources and little infrastructure," Singer says.

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The New York Times reports that as China invests in science, it also is dealing with research fraud.

In PLOS this week: transcriptome study of a cold-tolerant plant, deep sequencing of clinical influenza A samples, and more.

Researchers have sequenced the genome of a man who lived in China some 40,000 years ago, according to UPI.

The Atlantic writes that retrotransposons like BovB have proliferated in a number of genomes.