Between bouts of frantic hand washing, we can scarcely get away from news about the swine flu outbreak. New York Times offers a good roundup of what's happened so far, including the situation in Mexico and the US declaring a public health emergency.
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A fire at a Manchester hospital may have destroyed lab equipment and data, the Guardian reports.
Researchers generate a genetic database from skeletal remains from the 1845 Franklin Expedition to the Arctic, Live Science reports.
Researchers in China have begun another trial using CRISPR/Cas9 approaches in cancer patients, according to the Wall Street Journal.
In Science this week: human DNA found in sediments from archeological sites lacking bones, and more.