At evolgen, a blogger sums up recent research on sexually antagonistic genes. Several papers look across species, from human, mouse, and fruit fly, at the effect of X-linked copies of genes -- genes from the X-chromosome that are duplicated and appear on autosomes and are expressed in a biased fashion in male- and female-specific tissues.

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The Wall Street Journal reports there is uncertainty surrounding whether He Jiankui's embryo editing did what he said it did.

Stat News reports that the pause on procuring fetal tissue for intramural US National Institutes of Health research will soon affect additional labs there.

Customers might want to consider what they might learn about their risk of diseases like Alzheimer's before snagging the genetic testing kits that are on many gift guides this year, NJ.com writes.

In Nature this week: genomic analysis of the invasive fall webworm, amp of constrained coding regions within the human genome, and more.