This Week in PNAS

In the early edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, an international team led by investigators at the University of Copenhagen and BGI-Shenzen present the genome sequence for the termite Macrotermes natalensis and a symbiotic Termitomyces fungus it carries. Using DNA from a termite queen collected from a South African colony in 2011, the researchers put together a high-quality, 1.3 billion-base termite genome assembly.

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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.