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Science's news section focuses on the recent announcement of a draft Neandertal genome from Svante Pääbo's group. Pääbo tells Science that this 1x coverage is just a milestone and that his team plans to work on getting a higher-quality genome over the next few years.

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In Science this week: deletion of one microRNA allows pluripotent stem cells to form embryonic and non-embryonic lineages, and more.

Arizona is planning to sue Theranos for "deceptive acts" and misrepresentations of its "capabilities and operation."

If confirmed as Department of Health and Human Services Secretary, Tom Price says he will divest himself of certain holdings, according to Stat News.

Oliver Smithies, who won the Nobel Prize in 2007, has died, the New York Times reports.