The speedy and small MinIon sequencer from Oxford Nanopore Technologies has been allowing researchers and epidemiologists to trace how Ebola has spread through communities in Guinea, Ed Yong reports at The Atlantic.

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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.