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In Science Translational Medicine  this week, a group of US and Australian scientists reports the identification of a genetic mechanism underlying aggressive forms of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). The researchers performed global transcriptome analysis on 1,800 intestinal biopsies from 14 independent cohorts and discovered that the coagulation gene pathway is one of the most enriched gene sets in patients with IBD.

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New US Department of Commerce rules will affect supercomputing in China, according to the Wall Street Journal.

A new analysis finds that it will be more than a century until female computer scientists publish at the same rate as their male counterparts, ScienceInsider reports.

Broad Institute researchers describe an approach they've dubbed "DNA microscopy."

In PLOS this week: epigenetic changes following hepatitis C virus treatment, metagenomic analysis of Ugandan children with febrile illness, and more.