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In a review in this week's Science Javier DeFelipe at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid writes about the challenges of figuring out the structures of the brain. Determining the connectome can be done at three different levels: at the macroscopic level, at the resolution of a light microscope, and at the level of an electron microscope. Combining each of the levels, he says, can help researchers understand the layout of the brain.

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The Wall Street Journal reports that National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins' response to contamination concerns at the agency might have delayed care.

The final revision of the Common Rule doesn't include the proposed change requiring consent for leftover biospecimens.

The first Reproducibility Project: Cancer Biology papers show mixed results.

In Nature this week: mobile phone-based targeted DNA sequencing, and more.