Sperm Seq

In a new study published in Cell, Stanford University's Stephen Quake and his colleagues report the first genetic comparison of single sperm cells, says New Scientist's Jessica Hamzelou. Using a high-throughput single-cell whole-genome analysis method, the team compared sperm cells from a single sample.

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Magdalena Skipper, the incoming editor-in-chief of Nature, speaks with NPR's Weekend Edition Sunday.

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