CHICAGO (GenomeWeb) – Get ready for a future of "precision metagenomics" and "geospatially informed medical care."

Those are two of the goals of the newly formed WorldQuant Initiative for Quantitative Prediction at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City. Weill Cornell announced the program's formation two weeks ago, courtesy of a $5 million gift from quantitative investment firm WorldQuant and its founder Igor Tulchinsky.

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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.