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In this week's Science, scientists from the Salk Institute and the University of California, San Diego, report a new imaging technique that enabled them to visualize the 3D structure of chromatin and gain new insights into how it is packed into the nucleus of human cells. Dubbed ChromEMT, the method makes use of a fluorescent dye that stains DNA and selectively enhances its contrast in electron microscopy.

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US National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins says he will avoid male-only speaker panels.

Two patients fell ill, and one subsequently died, following a fecal microbiome transplant that harbored multi-drug-resistant bacteria, according to the New York Times.

Technology Review reports that eGenesis is testing whether organs from genetically modified pigs can be transplanted into monkeys.

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