This Week in Nature

In a paper published online in advance in Nature this week, investigators at ETH Zürich's Institute of Molecular Biology and Biophysics report crystal structures for the Saccharomyces cerevisiae chromatin remodeling factor ISW1a "lacking its ATPase domain both alone and with DNA bound." In combining the composite X-ray and electron microscopy structures, and employing site-directed photocrosslinking analyses of these ISW1a complexes, the team found evidence that suggests "how a chromatin remodeling factor

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Jay Shendure and his colleagues have developed a new method to more comprehensively identify human cell types, the NY Times reports.

Researchers in the UK and Japan have shown that infertility in mice with three sex chromosomes can be overcome, according to the Guardian.

China is embracing preimplantation genetic diagnosis, Nature News reports. 

In PLOS this week: host genetic factors associated with cervical neoplasia progression, population patterns for an ancient flowering rainforest plant, and more.