This Week in PNAS

In the early, online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a team from the US and China report on the identification of quantitative trait loci in soybean that coincide with resistance to a pesky pest known as the southern root-knot nematode. The group sifted through shallow genome sequence data for 246 inbred paleopolyploid soybean lines generated by crossing sensitive and resistant soybeans to tally up SNPs and assign them to their original parental line.

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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.