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Independent teams used ScarTrace and MAP-seq to follow cell type development in zebrafish and characterize axonal projections in the mouse visual cortex, respectively.

The Swiss Personalized Health Network will create a new national infrastructure for sharing clinical data among university hospitals, institutes, and others involved in health research.

An international research team has sequenced and analyzed the genome of the water flea, Daphnia pulex.

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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.