A Mayo Clinic meta-analysis of published studies shows that gene array-based profiling is no better than conventional histological methods at prognosing lung cancer.
 
“There are many studies currently ongoing using microarrays, but many of them may not be useful clinically,” Zhifu Sun, a research associate in the Department of Health Sciences Research at the Mayo Clinic, told Pharmacogenomics Reporter last week.
 

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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.