This Week in Science

In Science this week, a multi-institute research team links Neanderthal-derived DNA with diseases in modern-day humans including ones affecting the immune system, the skin, and mood. Previous studies have suggested that Neanderthals and anatomically modern humans interbred, while others have identified Neanderthal genetic variants in the modern human genome.

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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, 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.