This Week in Science

The US Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act has passed both the Senate and the House and should be on its way to George Bush's desk soon. Science has a Q&A with Representative Louise Slaughter, who first introduced the bill in 1995. Slaughter says that with GINA, "people will not be afraid to allow themselves to be part of a research program because they will know it will not affect their employment or insurance."

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The New York Times reports that as China invests in science, it also is dealing with research fraud.

In PLOS this week: transcriptome study of a cold-tolerant plant, deep sequencing of clinical influenza A samples, and more.

Researchers have sequenced the genome of a man who lived in China some 40,000 years ago, according to UPI.

The Atlantic writes that retrotransposons like BovB have proliferated in a number of genomes.