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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 statement, National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins says sexual harassment is "morally indefensible" and "unacceptable."

Octopuses might owe their intelligence to their liberal alterations to their genes, Cosmos reports.

Stat News and ProPublica report that African Americans are underrepresented in cancer clinical trials.

In Cell this week: genomic analysis of abdominal aortic aneurysm, effect of probiotics on the microbiome, and more.