This article, originally published March 18, has been updated with information from Oxford Nanopore Technologies that clarifies the beginning of MinIon shipments.

Oxford Nanopore Technologies said that with its platform more than 50 kilobases of sequence can be "easily obtained from single reads," which are limited in length by the size of the input DNA rather than the sequencing system.

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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, Phys.org 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.

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