In the Scientific American guest blog this week, Council on Foreign Relations Senior Fellow for Global Health Laurie Garrett reports that the UN General Assembly is planning a special session to address the overuse of antibiotics and their effect on the evolution of superbugs.

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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.