This Week in PLOS

In PLOS Genetics, an international team led by investigators at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia describes common variants that appear to influence neuroblastoma susceptibility and/or tumorigenesis. Using a genome-wide association study approach, the researchers compared genotype patterns in 2,101 individuals with neuroblastoma and more than 4,200 unaffected controls.

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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.