In the early, online version of Genome Research, University of Georgia researcher Shaying Zhao and her colleagues report on their search for copy number changes in ten colorectal cancers from dogs. Using array comparative genomic hybridization, the team identified changes affecting similar pathways in human and dog cancers as well as species specific changes.

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The New York Times reports that as China invests in science, it also is dealing with research fraud.

In PLOS this week: transcriptome study of a cold-tolerant plant, deep sequencing of clinical influenza A samples, and more.

Researchers have sequenced the genome of a man who lived in China some 40,000 years ago, according to UPI.

The Atlantic writes that retrotransposons like BovB have proliferated in a number of genomes.