This Week in Science

In Science this week, investigators from Nagoya University report data suggesting that it was modification, rather than loss, that resulted in modern day insects lacking wings on certain body regions. Insects today have wings exclusively on the second and third thoracic segments, yet insect fossil records show wing-like pads on other segments.

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The Jackson Laboratory has filed a complaint accusing Nanjing University of breeding and re-selling its mouse models, the Hartford Courant reports.

Oxford researchers are turning to virtual reality to visualize genes and regulatory elements, Phys.org says.

In Science this week: neutrophils rely on microRNA to protect against lung inflammation, and more.

China is moving forward with plans to sequence a million citizens, the Wall Street Journal reports.