NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – While people working in the omics and related fields report bringing home larger salaries this year than they did five years ago, they appear to be making slightly less now than they were last year, according to GenomeWeb's annual salary survey.

This year's median overall salary of $83,000 is down from what respondents to last year's survey said they made, a median $92,000.

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The UK's Nuffield Council on Bioethics says genetically modifying human embryos could be morally permissible, according to the Guardian.

A new Nature Biotechnology paper reports that CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing can lead to large deletions or complex rearrangements that could be pathogenic.

The Wall Street Journal likens a prototype developed by Synthetic Genomics to a "biological fax machine."

In PNAS this week: strategy for reactivating Rett syndrome-linked MECP2, small molecules able to suppress Staphylococcus aureus virulence, and more.