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The new method, called sci-Plex, combines nuclear hashing and improved single-cell combinatorial indexing RNA-seq to profile the transcriptional response of single cells.

CUTseq uses enzyme-based fragmentation and in vitro transcription to barcode DNA, saving money when preparing 1,000 samples or more.

The president of Nankai University is embroiled in a data manipulation scandal, the South China Morning Post reports.

Nature News reports that additional South Korean researchers have included the names of children on scientific papers when they did not contribute to the work.

Nature News writes that women in chemistry are less likely to have their manuscripts accepted for publication.

Retraction Watch reports that a series of tweets led to expression of concern for a PLOS Genetics paper, a move the paper's authors disagree with.

The international firm is one of several pharmaceutical companies emphasizing new single-cell technologies to improve existing drugs and find new ones.

Using 10x Genomics' immune profiling and ATAC-seq assays, the researchers upended the notion that cancer-fighting T cells come from within a tumor.

Not a Truth Marker

An op-ed in the Washington Post calls for peer review to not be used as a 'gold standard' and for its limitations to be more widely known.

Avoid the Predators

Three medical writing organizations warn about the harm predatory journals could do to the scientific literature.

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GenomeWeb reports that Veritas Genetics is suspending its US operations.

A Brazilian-led team of researchers reports it has generated a sugarcane genome assembly that encompasses more than 99 percent of its genome.

Certain plasma proteins could be used to gauge a person's age and whether they are aging well, according to HealthDay News.

In Science this week: approach to measure microRNA targeting efficiency, strategy to conduct high-throughput chemical screens at single-cell resolution, and more.