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The two studies used Drop-seq RNA profiling to discover essentially all cell types and establish cell lineages in a model organism flatworm. 

Kyoto University investigator has been fired for research misconduct, while Nobel Laureate Shinya Yamanaka has been penalized for lack of oversight, Retraction Watch reports.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: a DNA repair map for Saccharomyces cerevisiae, an in vitro method for genetic mapping in hybrid mammals, and more. 

Will They Renew?

As the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine runs out of funds, NPR asks whether states will again fund stem cell research.

A Kyoto University investigation finds a researcher guilty of manipulating image data in a stem cell paper, Retraction Watch reports.

The companies will offer CDI's human induced pluripotent stem cell-derived tissue cells with Nanion's ion channel drug discovery and screening platform.

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: variability in iPSCs, the silver birch, and more.

Researchers profiled the genotypes and phenotypes for more than 700 induced pluripotent stem cell lines, uncovering between-individual sources of variation. 

Under the terms of the deal, Stemcell will distribute Cellular Dynamics' iCell line of induced pluripotent stem cell products.

The firm will use MaxCyte's cell transfection platform to edit hematopoietic stem cells with CRISPR/Cas9 in hemoglobinopathy and SCID.

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Researchers have treated an X-linked genetic disease affecting three babies in utero, Stat News reports.

The Associated Press reports that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is beefing up sequencing as a tool to investigate foodborne illnesses.

Researchers have sequenced samples from ancient toilets to study past eating habits and health, NPR reports.

In Nature this week: ash dieback disease fungal genome, and more.