The Scientist chats with Elaine Mardis, George Church, Andy Gnirke, Hanlee Ji, and Jonathan and Christine Seidman about their preferred methods to fractionate DNA bound for exon sequencing or genome partitioning in next-gen sequencers. Church uses padlock probes while the Seidmans prefer surface capture-based hybridization.

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A research duo estimates in PLOS One the number of papers that have used misidentified cell lines.

UK's National Institute for Health and Care Excellence approves GlaxoSmithKline's SCID gene therapy despite cost.

Science reports that Brazilian researchers are petitioning for the reversal of budget cuts.

In PLOS this week: gene flow patterns in common ash, guidelines for using morpholinos in zebrafish, and more.