Responding to a JAMA paper in which Stanford University School of Medicine's John Ioannidis questions the purpose of attending conferences in person, ScienceNews' Janet Raloff examines the costs and benefits of making the trek to meetings.
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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.