Better Than Some

In his Raw Data column at the New York Times, George Johnson wonders whether some branches of science are better at addressing reproducibility issues than others. In a previous column, Johnson drew on work done by John Ioannidis that found that much of scientific findings cannot be reproduced.

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In a survey, about half of Canadian government scientists say they still feel as though they cannot speak freely, ScienceInsider reports.

The Atlantic reports that biohacker Josiah Zayner regrets injecting himself with the CRISPR gene-editing tool on stage.

Clinicians in China are moving ahead with a number of CRISPR trials, NPR reports, as the US embarks on its first.

In Nature this week: genomic approaches applied to study Neolithic and Bronze Age Europeans, and more.