This Week in Cell

Chromatin-associated proteins and histone modifications can be maintained through many rounds of transcription, but it wasn't known whether these complexes stay bound. Scientists at Harvard examined the PRC1-class Polycomb group protein complexes in an in vitro transcription experiment and found that Polycomb complexes remain bound to replicated templates.

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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.