At Pure Pedantry, blogger Jake Young argues for hauling tenure out to the scrap pile, saying he is in favor of "Congressional term limits" for academia. Scroll all the way down (it's long) to see how his readers defend tenure.
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Jay Shendure and his colleagues have developed a new method to more comprehensively identify human cell types, the NY Times reports.
Researchers in the UK and Japan have shown that infertility in mice with three sex chromosomes can be overcome, according to the Guardian.
China is embracing preimplantation genetic diagnosis, Nature News reports.
In PLOS this week: host genetic factors associated with cervical neoplasia progression, population patterns for an ancient flowering rainforest plant, and more.