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Researchers at Children's Hospital Boston have published results proving that by taking the same factors that Takahashi and Yamanaka's groups did last year to reprogram mouse skin cells into induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells, they could reprogram human cells to pluripotency. A news and views article looks at some of the limitations of their work.

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Researchers tie a variant in ADAMTS3 to breathing difficulties in dissimilar dog breeds, according to Discover's D-brief blog.

The Japan Times reports that researchers sequenced the genome of a woman who lived during the Jomon period.

Parents of children with rare genetic disease have to contend with shifts in the interpretation of genetic variants, the Wall Street Journal reports.

In Science this week: single-nucleus RNA sequencing of brain tissue from individuals with autism, and more.