This Week in PNAS

In the early, online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, New York Genome Center, and elsewhere describe an analytical method for assessing shared variants with potential ties to autism spectrum disorder, which they demonstrated using family data from the Simons Simplex Collection and the Autism Genetic Resource Exchange.

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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.