Originally published June 14.

It may have taken enormous effort and investment to isolate specific gene mutations and discover their links to disease, and the US Patent and Trademark Office may have long granted IP protection for claims on such isolated DNA fragments, but neither of these facts convinced the US Supreme Court to uphold Myriad Genetics' patents on BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes.

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The Jackson Laboratory has filed a complaint accusing Nanjing University of breeding and re-selling its mouse models, the Hartford Courant reports.

Oxford researchers are turning to virtual reality to visualize genes and regulatory elements, Phys.org says.

In Science this week: neutrophils rely on microRNA to protect against lung inflammation, and more.

China is moving forward with plans to sequence a million citizens, the Wall Street Journal reports.