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How are universities ranked? Well, it depends on who is doing the ranking. Leiden University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, the Times Higher Education Supplement, and U.S. News & World Report all have different ways to come up with their rankings — and none of their methods keep all of the critics happy.

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The Jackson Laboratory has filed a complaint accusing Nanjing University of breeding and re-selling its mouse models, the Hartford Courant reports.

Oxford researchers are turning to virtual reality to visualize genes and regulatory elements, Phys.org says.

In Science this week: neutrophils rely on microRNA to protect against lung inflammation, and more.

China is moving forward with plans to sequence a million citizens, the Wall Street Journal reports.