A three-month prison sentence has been handed down to a UK researcher convicted of faking his results, Retraction Watch reports. Steven Eaton, the BBC adds, would be the first person to be jailed under a 1999 UK scientific safety law.
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In a survey, about half of Canadian government scientists say they still feel as though they cannot speak freely, ScienceInsider reports.
The Atlantic reports that biohacker Josiah Zayner regrets injecting himself with the CRISPR gene-editing tool on stage.
Clinicians in China are moving ahead with a number of CRISPR trials, NPR reports, as the US embarks on its first.
In Nature this week: genomic approaches applied to study Neolithic and Bronze Age Europeans, and more.