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In Science this week, researchers at the New York University School of Medicine and their colleagues compare the genome sequences of the ants Camponotus floridanus and Harpegnathos saltator. Both species' genomes, the authors write, "contained high amounts of CpG, despite the presence of DNA methylation." In their gene expression comparisons, Roberto Bonasio et al. found an "up-regulation of telomerase and sirtuin deacetylases in longer-lived H.

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A Karmagenes researcher has lost his position after reportedly admitting to data fabrication, according to Retraction Watch.

Two neuroscientists write in Nature News that solving the "reproducibility crisis" in science may require changing the requirements for publication.

In Nature this week: genomic analysis of prehistoric New Mexicans, a nanopore method for mapping DNA methylation, and more.

A new study finds that adding missing good bacteria to the skin microbiome of atopic dermatitis patients decreases Staphylococcus aureus colonization.