NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institutes of Health will give grants of up to $200,000 per year over two years to fund research into new scientific ideas and tools that can "substantially advance" biomedical or clinical research, including genomics technologies research at the National Human Genome Research Institute.

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The Wall Street Journal looks into the cost of new gene therapies.

An Imperial College London-led team reports that it was able to use a gene drive to control a population of lab mosquitos.

In PNAS this week: genomic effects of silver fox domestication, limited effect of mitochondrial mutations on aging in fruit flies, and more.