Its Own Version

Ontario has been dealing with its own measles outbreak, and genotyping of the virus circulating there indicates that it's one that hasn't been identified before in Canada, the CBC reports.

The National Microbiology Laboratory in Winnipeg says that the strains recovered in Ontario all belong to the D4 genotype, which is similar to, though not the same as, the one going around in Europe.

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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.

Researchers in the UK and Japan have shown that infertility in mice with three sex chromosomes can be overcome, according to the Guardian.

China is embracing preimplantation genetic diagnosis, Nature News reports. 

In PLOS this week: host genetic factors associated with cervical neoplasia progression, population patterns for an ancient flowering rainforest plant, and more.