This Week in Science

In Science this week, a multi-institute team of researchers applied cutting-edge genetic sequencing technologies to the gorilla genome, creating the most accurate genome for the great ape to date. Using long-read sequencing technology and a combination of algorithms, the researchers constructed a genome for the Western lowland gorilla with a 96 percent reduction in contigs compared with a previous genome assembly.

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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.