You can't get much better resolution than the single-nucleotide level. Joe Ecker and his team at the Salk Institute report that they've done just that to look at the epigenome of Arabidopsis thaliana. "Our aim was to really go much further — previously, genome-wide analysis of genome methylation of Arabidopsis had used tiling microarrays — and really go to the ultimate resolution of DNA methylation," says Ryan Lister, a postdoc in Ecker's lab and first author on the Cell paper describing their work.

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The World Health Organization has announced the members of its gene-editing committee, according to NPR.

DARPA is working on developing algorithms that gauge the credibility of research findings, Wired reports.

The American Society of Breast Surgeons recommends all women diagnosed with breast cancer be offered genetic testing, the Washington Post says.

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