It Was the Egg Salad

The US Food and Drug Administration is asking food companies to submit samples of pathogens found in their plants to beef up a database of foodborne disease, Reuters reports.

By sequencing Listeria, Salmonella, and other foodborne pathogen strains isolated from sick patients and comparing them to those in a database, FDA can more quickly trace the bug back to its potential source.

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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.

Oxford researchers are turning to virtual reality to visualize genes and regulatory elements, Phys.org says.

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China is moving forward with plans to sequence a million citizens, the Wall Street Journal reports.