The Amy Bishop case has moved into a new phase, according to Nature's The Great Beyond blog. Earlier this month, a grand jury indicted Bishop, who was an assistant professor at the University of Alabama, Huntsville. She is charged with one count of capital murder and three counts of attempted murder in the shootings of her colleagues during a faculty meeting.

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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.

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