Pacific Reproductive Center

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.

An Australian-led team has generated a draft genome assembly of the invasive cane toad in hopes it will help in population control, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.

The New York Times reports that the US Department of Defense has implemented about half the recommendations made to improve safe handling of dangerous agents.

In PLOS this week: approach for teasing out archaic introgression in human genomes, immune transcription features in HCV infection, and more.

Stat News reports that Maryland is promoting itself to the biotech industry with a mobile billboard.