This Week in PNAS

In the early, online version of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, an international team led by investigators in Denmark describes optical mapping and whole-genome sequencing experiments on individual cells using a single-cell DNA extraction strategy based on microfluidic or nanofluidic chips.

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A settlement is expected in a Duke University lawsuit hinging on using falsified data to win grants, Retraction Watch and Science report.

A new study finds that a placental protein linked with preeclampsia can be targeted by RNA silencing, according to the New Scientist.

In PNAS this week: approach for analyzing the expression of endogenous retroviruses, circular RNAs that influence host-virus interactions, and more.

A phylogenetic analysis finds that the rare hemimastigotes form their own supra-kingdom, CBC reports.