In a perspectives piece in the New England Journal of Medicine, Harvard Medical School's Jules Dienstag says that science has changed since medical school admission requirements were first devised and that today's medical students need to be prepared for healthcare that involves genomics and informatics as well as to appreciate how the different systems of the body affect one another.

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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.