From the Skin, hESCs

Using a newly described methodology, researchers from South Korea and the US report being able to generate human embryonic stem cells from somatic cells from aged nuclear donors in Cell Stem Cell this week.

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A genome-wide association study highlights a potential role for hair follicles in acne risk, according to New Scientist.

Newsday reports that breast cancer genetic testing guidelines for are out of date and may miss individuals.

In Cell this week: gene editing-based strategy to screen for immune system regulators, ancient plague patterns, and more.

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