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In Science this week, a Japanese research team describes the generation of human reproductive cells entirely in vitro, marking a key technological advance in reproductive biology. While human pluripotent stem cells (hPSCs) have been induced into primordial germ cell-like cells (hPGCLCs), further differentiation into mature germ cells has never been achieved.

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Nature News reports that researchers in Japan hope to soon test the use of reprogrammed stem cells to treat damaged corneas.

A new approach may help limit the number of fish that are mislabeled at markets or restaurants, according to New Scientist.

At Slate, the R Street Institute's Nila Bala discusses the privacy rights of suspects that genetic genealogy approaches in law enforcement bring up.

In PNAS this week: numerous mobile genetic elements contribute to Vibrio cholerae drug resistance, troponin I mutations in sudden infant deaths, and more.