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In Science this week, members of the model organism Encyclopedia of DNA Elements — or modENCODE — Consortium present their findings from the more than 700 data sets they've generated by "mapping transcripts, histone modifications, chromosomal proteins, transcription factors, replication proteins and intermediates, and nucleosome properties across a developmental time course and in multiple cell lines" in Drosophila. The modENCODE researchers say that their study provides a foundation upon

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A new approach may help limit the number of fish that are mislabeled at markets or restaurants, according to New Scientist.

Nature News reports that researchers in Japan hope to soon test the use of reprogrammed stem cells to treat damaged corneas.

At Slate, the R Street Institute's Nila Bala discusses the privacy rights of suspects that genetic genealogy approaches in law enforcement bring up.

In PNAS this week: numerous mobile genetic elements contribute to Vibrio cholerae drug resistance, troponin I mutations in sudden infant deaths, and more.