By Andrea Anderson

CHICAGO (GenomeWeb News) – There may be ways to exploit the extensive heterogeneity being uncovered through genome sequencing and other studies of cancer as a means for coming up with new treatment targets and identifying promising drug candidates, according to one presenter at this year's American Association for Cancer Research annual meeting.

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

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

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

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

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