This Week in PNAS

In the early, online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a Dartmouth team describes apparent ties between genetic variants implicated to obesity and brain responses to food cues. The researchers focused on 78 children with or without FTO genotypes that have been implicated in obesity risk.

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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.