Being lonely may fuel inflammation in the body, which, in turn, seems to increase the activity of inflammation-linked genes, researchers from the University of Chicago and elsewhere report in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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A research duo estimates in PLOS One the number of papers that have used misidentified cell lines.

UK's National Institute for Health and Care Excellence approves GlaxoSmithKline's SCID gene therapy despite cost.

Science reports that Brazilian researchers are petitioning for the reversal of budget cuts.

In PLOS this week: gene flow patterns in common ash, guidelines for using morpholinos in zebrafish, and more.