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This Week in Science

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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In Nucleic Acids Research this week: nanopore sequencing workflow to detect antibiotic resistance in gut microbes, TSSPlant tool, and more.

Because gene-edited organisms can cross borders, Gizmodo wonders whether there should be an international body to govern their use.

HHS Secretary nominee Tom Price is to go in front of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions today, NPR's Morning Edition reports.

Prior to being closed, Theranos' Arizona lab failed an inspection by regulators, according to the Wall Street Journal.