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Using gene editing, researchers may be able to alter people's cells to make them resistant to HIV, the New York Times reports. A small study in the New England Journal of Medicine from the University of Pennsylvania's Carl June and colleagues reports using zinc finger nucleases to target CCR5, which encodes a coreceptor for HIV entry.

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CNN reports that researchers have tied a new variant to opioid addiction risk.

Organoids derived from patients' tumors may help determine what chemotherapy treatment patients would benefit from, according to New Scientist.

An initiative from GenomeAsia 100K hopes to increase the number of South Asians in genetic research, according to NBC News.

In Science this week: genomic analysis of ancient and modern horses indicates population turnover, and more.