This Week in PNAS

In a study slated to appear in the early, online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a Taiwan-led team introduces JR-Assembler, a genome assembler named for the jumping extension and read remapping that it uses to do de novo assembly of large genomes.

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A research duo estimates in PLOS One the number of papers that have used misidentified cell lines.

UK's National Institute for Health and Care Excellence approves GlaxoSmithKline's SCID gene therapy despite cost.

Science reports that Brazilian researchers are petitioning for the reversal of budget cuts.

In PLOS this week: gene flow patterns in common ash, guidelines for using morpholinos in zebrafish, and more.