In response to Sandra Porter's request, Larry Moran says it's not a problem that the human genome isn't quite complete. His blog post includes a graphic that shows the regions of the human genome that are not sequenced and most of them are highly repetitive. "We know what's in the repetitive sequence regions even though we don't know exactly how it is arranged," Moran writes.

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American scientists find themselves once again warning the Trump administration not to dismiss science, the New Yorker report.

A new study suggests CRISPR could be used to save coral reefs from dying off, Forbes reports.

Researchers have found that the i-motif shape of DNA previously observed in the lab also exists in human cells, and that it may serve a purpose.

In PNAS this week: a genomic, transcriptomic, and metabolomic analysis of the tea plant, Arabidopsis thaliana's adaptations to specific local environments, and more.