A team of Columbia University researchers has retracted its 2013 Nature paper describing an integrative genomic analysis of Alzheimer's disease. According to the retraction notice, sample numbers, image panels, and data points in the ELISA and subcellular localization studies were "inappropriately manipulated and inaccurate."

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Jay Shendure and his colleagues have developed a new method to more comprehensively identify human cell types, the NY Times reports.

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