This Week in Cell

A group from China and the US used a combination of sequencing strategies to look at maternally and paternally inherited DNA methylation patterns and reprogramming in developing mice. To do this, the researchers mapped both DNA methylation as well as the hydroxymethyl-, formyl-, and carboxyl-cytosine modifications formed as 5-methylcytosine is oxidized.

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Using DNA to sketch crime victims might not be a great idea, the NYTimes says.

Science has its own problem with sexual harassment. What do we do with the research these abusers produce, Wired asks.

Senate Republicans led by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) are trying to change how the government funds basic research, reports ScienceInsider.

In Science this week: combining genomics and ecology to better understand the effects of natural selection on evolution, and more.