This Week in Nature

In Nature this week, researchers from the Broad Institute and elsewhere describe a new method for determining the genetic changes that might contribute to autoimmune disease. While large-scale genetic studies can identify areas in the genome that are associated with autoimmune disorders, the existence of multiple base-pair changes makes it difficult to tease out which ones are actually disease causing.

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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.