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The Boston Globe notes a recent spike in biotech merger and acquisitions. The deals going through at Inverness, Biogen, and Takeda follow an 18-month-long lull. "When you've had a cycle of fear and now we're seeing real signs that growth is coming," says Kevin Gorman from Putnam Associates, "if you can pick up an asset that fits your strategy, and you can pick it up at a decent price, why not?"

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Australia will not be regulating gene editing of plants, animals, and human cell lines as long as no new genetic material is incorporated, reports Nature News.

The Washington Post reports that the US Department of Agriculture told its researchers to label peer-reviewed articles as "preliminary" work.

Researchers have sequenced the genomes of both the coast redwood and the giant sequoia, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

In PNAS this week: study of epigenetic patterns in mammalian eggs, clonal expansion patterns in CD8+ T cells, and more.