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The guidelines set reporting standards for researchers using column chromatography, capillary electrophoresis, and gel image informatics and also for commercial affinity reagents like antibodies, which have posed problems in proteomics research due to the lack of information provided by manufacturers.

In a recent article, a wide swath of researchers recommends PSI-PAR as "a global community standard format for the representation and exchange of protein affinity reagent data."

The US Food and Drug Administration has new guidelines that enable some gene and cell therapies to undergo expedited review, according to the New York Times.

Using gene drives to control invasive species might be too risky, an initial advocate of the approach says.

Researchers have grown tumors in 3D cell cultures to better understand cancer, the Economist reports.

In Science this week: intellectual property experts argue patent battles such as the one over CRISPR are wasteful, and more.