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In Cell this week: a quantitative proteomic atlas based on the Cancer Cell Line Encyclopedia, gene regulation and differentiation in Toxoplasma gondii, and more.

Harvard Prof Charged

A Harvard University professor has been charged with making false claims regarding funds he received from China, the New York Times reports.

10x Genomics sued Harvard University and 1CellBio, a competing single-cell technology firm, in 2018 over licenses for patents granted to both companies.

The genomes of four children who died in Cameroon 3,000 to 8,000 years ago pointed to diverse early lineages and helped tease out historical population relationships.

Having raised $1.5 million in funding since announcing the project at a 2017 AACR meeting, the group anticipates completing the first phase of the project by Q2 2020.  

Illumina, Twist Bioscience, and DNA Script are among the private sector collaborators of the groups receiving funds to develop technology platforms.

In Nature this week: computational approach to find mosaic mutations in sequencing data, and more.

In PLOS this week: consequences of double-strand DNA break repair in E. coli, KRAS mutations in circulating tumor DNA samples, and more.

The Associated Press reports that a Chinese medical student has been arrested and is being held without bail after allegedly trying to smuggle cancer research materials out of the US.

In PNAS this week: evolutionary paths of influenza B virus lineages, APOBEC3 gene amplification with increasing endogenous retroviruses, and more.

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Researchers have developed a robotic lab assistant, the Verge reports.

CBC News reports Canada's Supreme Court is to rule on the constitutionality of the country's genetic non-discrimination law today.

The Associated Press reports the World Health Organization is sending experts to China to investigate the animal source of SARS-CoV-2.

In Science this week: atlas of affected cell populations in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, and more.