Homes are a hotbed of bacteria, containing bugs often found in soil, on skin, and, rather grossly, in feces, writes Wired's Sarah Zhang, who three years ago swabbed various spots of her apartment and sent them to the Wild Life of Our Homes citizen science project for analysis.

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A research duo estimates in PLOS One the number of papers that have used misidentified cell lines.

UK's National Institute for Health and Care Excellence approves GlaxoSmithKline's SCID gene therapy despite cost.

Science reports that Brazilian researchers are petitioning for the reversal of budget cuts.

In PLOS this week: gene flow patterns in common ash, guidelines for using morpholinos in zebrafish, and more.