Two-thirds of laboratories planning to purchase a sequencer within the next 12 months are considering Illumina's MiSeq, according to a recent survey by investment firm Mizuho Securities USA and GenomeWeb.

In the survey, conducted at the end of the first quarter, researchers ranked the Illumina MiSeq higher than the Ion Torrent PGM in seven out of 10 categories.

The HiSeq scored above the Ion Proton in five out of 10 areas, equal in two, and the Proton came out first in three categories.

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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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