Eugenie Scott, the founding CEO of the National Center for Science Education, will be leaving that post at the end of the year, ScienceInsider reports. NCSE defends the teaching of evolution and climate change in science classrooms in the US.
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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.
Clinicians in China are moving ahead with a number of CRISPR trials, NPR reports, as the US embarks on its first.
The Atlantic reports that biohacker Josiah Zayner regrets injecting himself with the CRISPR gene-editing tool on stage.
In Nature this week: genomic approaches applied to study Neolithic and Bronze Age Europeans, and more.