By Uduak Grace Thomas

This article has been updated to include information about the amount of data stored in the SRA and NCBI's implementation plan for phasing out the database.

The National Center for Biotechnology Information will phase out the Sequence Read Archive and other database resources over the next year as a result of reduced federal research dollars.

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A research duo estimates in PLOS One the number of papers that have used misidentified cell lines.

UK's National Institute for Health and Care Excellence approves GlaxoSmithKline's SCID gene therapy despite cost.

Science reports that Brazilian researchers are petitioning for the reversal of budget cuts.

In PLOS this week: gene flow patterns in common ash, guidelines for using morpholinos in zebrafish, and more.