The Things You Take

Mentors pass on certain critical skills to their students, and at the Spandrel Shop, blogger Prof-like Substance writes that he learned from his undergrad mentor that you should love what you do. Then, as a graduate student and a postdoc, Prof-like then learned how to be a scientist and how to write, respectively.

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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.