The US Institutes of Medicine has elected 70 new members and 10 foreign associates, according to the organization.

Among the new members are Tufts University School of Medicine's Diana Bianchi, Judy Garber from Harvard Medical School, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases' Ronald Germain, Brendan Lee at the Baylor College of Medicine, Subra Suresh at Carnegie Mellon University, and Harvard's Christopher Walsh.

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

...and receive Daily News bulletins.

Already have a GenomeWeb or 360Dx account?
Login Now.

Publication of He Jiankui's work on gene-edited infants would raise ethical concerns for journals, Wired and others report.

The New York Times reports that evidence linking trauma in one generation to epigenetic effects that influence subsequent generations may be overstated.

ScienceInsider reports that US National Institutes of Health researchers were told in the fall they could not obtain new human fetal tissue.

In PNAS this week: skin pigmentation evolution among KhoeSan, biomarkers for dengue virus progression, and more.