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A controversial paper on the gender gap in science has been corrected, according to BuzzFeed News.

Retraction Watch reports that a fourth paper linked to the STAP stem cell scandal has now been retraction.

Researchers sequenced about 200 mumps cases from Massachusetts and elsewhere to understand how the virus spread locally and more broadly in 2016 and 2017.

In Nature this week: new study of the Wuhan coronavirus suggests bats as the source of the outbreak, bioinformatic approach to identify cancer driver genes, and more.

The Amount of Funds

A US attorney tells ScienceInsider that charges are being pursued against Harvard University's Charles Lieber due to the amount of money he allegedly received and failed to disclose.

In Science this week: genetic mutation linked to schizophrenia among South African Xhosas, engineering the bee microbiome to address parasite and virus, and more.

The firm, cofounded by several Harvard University researchers, is commercializing a single-cell spatial transcriptomics technology called MERFISH. 

Researchers found sub-chromosomal aneuploidy, DNA damage pathway changes, and other somatic changes in breast cells from BRCA2 mutation carriers.

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.

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NPR reports that researchers have developed chimeric embryos as part of work toward growing human organs in animals for organ transplants.

According to the Washington Post, the Biden Administration is set to make changes to federal restrictions on fetal tissue research.

In Science this week: approach to isolated trace DNA from archaic humans from sediments, and more.

Texas Monthly looks into the DNA Zoo being collected by Baylor College of Medicine researchers.