By a GenomeWeb Staff Reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Cellular Dynamics International said today it has closed on a Series B Preferred Stock financing round, raising $30 million.

The financing will be used by the Madison, Wis.-based pluripotent stem cell development firm to launch new iCell induced pluripotent stem cell lines, as well as iCell Endothelial Cells, iCell Neurons, and iCell Hepatocytes for biomedical and pharmaceutical drug development and safety research.

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Technology Review reports that researchers in the US have used CRISPR to modify a number of human embryos.

By introducing genes from butterfly peas and Canterbury bells, researchers in Japan have developed a blue chrysanthemum, according to NPR.

Plant researchers plan to sequence some 10,000 samples that represent the major plant clades, ScienceInsider reports.

In Nature this week: a Danish reference genome, and more.