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In PLOS this week: Huntington's disease modifiers, possible new Chikungunya virus subgroup, and more.

Patents awarded to Samsung Electronics, University of Utah, US Navy, Nanosphere, Gen-Probe, and Hitachi Software Engineering

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In a commentary at eLife, Brandeis University's Eve Marder calls on researchers to value and pursue truth.

Researchers have developed a way to quickly edit white blood cells, according to the New York Times.

In Science this week: rice gene enables plants to grow quickly in times of flooding, and more.

Education-linked genetic variants could also predict a small portion of a person's social mobility, Newsweek reports.