This Week in Nature

This week in Nature, the New York Stem Cell Foundation Laboratory's Dieter Egli and his colleagues report their "development of human oocytes after genome exchange arrests at late cleavage stages in association with transcriptional abnormalities." The team says that through this process, "if the oocyte genome is not removed and the somatic cell genome is merely added, the resultant triploid cells develop to the blastocyst stage," and adds that "stem cell lines derived from these bla

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Researchers hope to tease out the signature effects that different carcinogens leave on the genome to determine their contributions to disease, Mosaic reports.

An Imperial College London-led team reports that it was able to use a gene drive to control a population of lab mosquitos.

The Wall Street Journal looks into the cost of new gene therapies.

In PNAS this week: genomic effects of silver fox domestication, limited effect of mitochondrial mutations on aging in fruit flies, and more.