A bill reintroduced last week by John Coyners (D-MI), called the Fair Copyright in Research Works Act, would undo the NIH's requirement that NIH-funded researchers have to provide a copy of their peer-reviewed articles for deposition in PubMed Central database, Science Insider reports.
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The United Nations is to consider a ban on field testing gene drives at a meeting being held next week, Technology Review reports.
The Associated Press reports that gene-edited food may soon be for sale.
The US Department of Health and Human Services is beginning a series of meetings on human fetal tissue research, Stat News reports.
In Cell this week: epigenetic change linked to glioblastomas, rare and low-frequency variants contributing to multiple sclerosis risk, and more.