This Week in Science

This week's edition of Science has a special section on clinical trials, and how they're figuratively ill. "The clinical trial itself is facing an epidemic -- of rising costs and blurred objectives," says the opening article.

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Jay Shendure and his colleagues have developed a new method to more comprehensively identify human cell types, the NY Times reports.

Researchers in the UK and Japan have shown that infertility in mice with three sex chromosomes can be overcome, according to the Guardian.

China is embracing preimplantation genetic diagnosis, Nature News reports. 

In PLOS this week: host genetic factors associated with cervical neoplasia progression, population patterns for an ancient flowering rainforest plant, and more.