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This week's Science is no stranger to systems biology. Stanford's Rick Myers and Caltech's Barbara Wold developed a large-scale chromatin immunoprecipitation assay (ChIPSeq) based on direct ultrahigh-throughput DNA sequencing to map, in vivo, all the binding sites (1946 total) of a transcription factor known as neuron-restrictive silencer factor (NSRF).

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US National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins says he will avoid male-only speaker panels.

Two patients fell ill, and one subsequently died, following a fecal microbiome transplant that harbored multi-drug-resistant bacteria, according to the New York Times.

Technology Review reports that eGenesis is testing whether organs from genetically modified pigs can be transplanted into monkeys.

In Science this week: almond reference genome, and more.