James Watson's Nobel Prize is expected to fetch up to $3.5 million at a Christie's auction early next month, Reuters reports.

Watson received the Nobel in 1962 along with Francis Crick and Maurice Wilkins for their work uncovering the double helix structure of DNA. This is, Reuters says, the first time the Nobel of a living recipient has gone up for sale.

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The Jackson Laboratory has filed a complaint accusing Nanjing University of breeding and re-selling its mouse models, the Hartford Courant reports.

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