In an online early article over at PNAS, researchers lead by Jinsong Li report that they cloned 19 mice from adult mouse skin stem cells. Nine of these furry clones survived to adulthood. Skin, the researchers say, is a viable source of stem cells.
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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.