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There are high expectations for genomic research, especially for enabling individualized medicine, writes Dan Koboldt at MassGenomics, noting that his hopes, too, are high.

"Even so, we should keep in mind that not everything is unicorns and rainbows when it comes to genomic research," Koboldt says. He then highlights a few observations he's made over the years that people should keep in mind.

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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.