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In Nature this week: artificial intelligence system is better at spotting breast cancer than experts and a universal sample multiplexing method for single-cell RNA sequencing.

In PNAS this week: metatranscriptomic analyses of soil viruses, links between endogenous retroviruses and memory impairment in fruit flies, and more.

In PNAS this week: genomic analysis of the venomous Hispaniolan solenodon, Epstein-Barr virus amplification in replication compartments, and more.

One Year On

The University of California, Berkeley's Jennifer Doudna reflects at Science on the anniversary of the announcement of the birth of twin girls who underwent genome editing.

The University of California, Berkeley's Rasmus Nielsen and Xinzhu Wei have retracted their CCR5 gene paper due to a technical artifact.

 

In Nature this week: researchers map evolution of monarch butterfly's resistance to cardiac glycoside toxins, and more.

On Twitter, University of California, Berkeley's Rasmus Nielsen says an error was uncovered in the analysis he and a colleague performed.

In PNAS this week: cell division rates decline with age, different genetic lineages of chytrid fungus found, and more.

The projects are focused on the impact of microbe communities on soil nutrient cycling, and the relationship between gene function and beneficial plant traits.

The $10 million initiative will include scientists from the University of California's campuses, as well as from governmental and nongovernmental organizations.

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The Washington Post reports that a Russian Academy of Sciences commission has led to the retraction of hundreds of scientific papers.

The Los Angeles Times' Daily Pilot reports the chief executive of Vantari Genetics has pleaded guilty in a kickback scheme.

News 4 Jax reports that a Florida bill to prevent life and long-term care insurers from using genetic information in their coverage decisions has easily passed one committee.

In Science this week: potentially pathogenic mutations found in hematopoietic stem cells from young healthy donors, and more.