Federal law may protect people from getting fired from their jobs or getting turned away by health insurers because of their genetic makeup, but when it comes to other types of insurance, it may offer no protection at all, NPR's Shots Blog reports.
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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.