This Week in Nature

In Nature this week, the International Brachypodium Initiative describes the genome sequence of Brachypodium distachyon, a wild grass. The team used whole-genome shotgun sequencing and deep Illumina sequencing to analyze small RNA populations and found that, much like in Arabidopsis, the small RNA reads were most dense in regions of high repeat density.

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US National Science Foundation is continuing its responsible research conduct training policy despite its flaws, ScienceInsider reports.

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