This Week in Nature

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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The Washington Post reports on a Federal Bureau of Investigation plan to place rapid DNA analyzers at booking stations around the country.

In an editorial, officials from scientific societies in the US and China call for the international community to develop criteria and standards for human germline editing.

The US National Institutes of Health is to review studies that have received private support for conflicts of interest, according to the New York Times.

In Science this week: the PsychENCODE Consortium reports on the molecular mechanisms of neuropsychiatric disorders, and more.