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Researchers in Japan being a new trial of induced pluripotent stem cells to treat Parkinson's disease, Science reports.

In Genome Biology this week: negative selection analysis of cancer genomes, microfluidics system to characterize single-cell RNAs, and more.

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In PNAS this week: AMD risk allele is protective against choroidal thickening, p53 transcriptional program is altered in cancer-associated fibroblasts, and more.

Kyoto University investigator has been fired for research misconduct, while Nobel Laureate Shinya Yamanaka has been penalized for lack of oversight, Retraction Watch reports.

A Kyoto University investigation finds a researcher guilty of manipulating image data in a stem cell paper, Retraction Watch reports.

Independent research teams took a look at the mutations, gene fusions, and other alterations that may inform pediatric T-ALL treatment and outcome predictions.

Researchers in Japan describe a chimpanzee with a chromosomal abnormality similar to human Down syndrome, Mashable reports.

Scientists from Kyoto University designed reagents that labeled proteins only in the presence of zinc ions for later analysis by mass spec.

Truncations to PD-L1's 3' untranslated region were detected in a variety of tumor types, apparently increasing expression of the gene and decreasing immune response to it.

Scientists from the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology and Kyoto University have found 14 metabolites whose levels differ in older individuals' blood.

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The New York Times and ProPublica look into the close relationship between a startup and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Yahoo News reports millions of dollars are being transferred from NIH, CDC, and other programs to pay for the housing of detained undocumented immigrant children.

In Science this week: in vitro generation of human reproductive cells, and more.

Researchers gave a handful of octopuses MDMA to find that they too act more social on the drug, Gizmodo reports.