To Seed or Not?

Infants that are born by Caesarian section have higher rates of allergies, asthma, and obesity than infants delivered vaginally, and some suggest that differences in the microbiomes they receive at birth could be the cause.

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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.

In Science this week: neutrophils rely on microRNA to protect against lung inflammation, and more.

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