Technical Tidbits

The Riken research team behind the recent pair of papers that purport to show a new method to derive stem cells — a method that has come under fire — has released a tipsheet that they say will help scientists trying to replicate their work, the Nature News Blog reports.

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An opinion piece in the Guardian argues that President Donald Trump is uninterested in science and that might not be a bad thing for the field.

The San Francisco Chronicle reports the Veterans Affairs Health System is studying whether genetic testing can help prescribe better depression therapies.

Stat News reports that Spark Therapeutics' Luxturna is now being used to treat a wider array of patients.

In Genome Biology this week: transcription factor use among brittle stars, single-cell RNA sequencing strategy, and more.