If you are looking to unwind with a cold one, but want to keep your science-cred up, check out this list from Wired of "really good beers with really geeky names." There is the Evolution Amber Ale from Wasatch Brewing that Wired calls an "average amber ale that goes down easy" as well as the Tricerahops Double IPA from Ninkasi Brewing that was "quite drinkable" and "a hit."

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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.