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Using arrays to screen embryos during an in vitro fertilization cycle can improve pregnancy rates, according to a new study.

The firm said that the use of array-CGH will lead to a "reduction in treatment costs, less anxiety due to a shortened waiting period, and a better chance of a successful pregnancy" for its patients.

Robert Redfield is floated as the next director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Washington Post reports.

The New York Times writes that the National Institutes of Health's All of Us Research Program is "ambitious" and that some are concerned it might be overly so.

Representative Lamar Smith's criticism of the National Science Foundation has "changed the nature of the conversation," according to ScienceInsider.

In PLOS this week: non-coding RNA function in yeast, transcriptomic profiles of malaria parasites, and more.