UK universities are slow to make their findings from investigations of research misconduct public, Nature reports, adding that some of that comes from differing interpretations of what the word 'should' means.

In 2012, Nature notes, the Universities UK consortium set out guidelines for research integrity, and it said that universities 'should' make their investigations into research misconduct public.

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A fire at a Manchester hospital may have destroyed lab equipment and data, the Guardian reports.

Researchers generate a genetic database from skeletal remains from the 1845 Franklin Expedition to the Arctic, Live Science reports.

Researchers in China have begun another trial using CRISPR/Cas9 approaches in cancer patients, according to the Wall Street Journal.

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