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Researchers in New York report in Nature that the epigenetic modification factors Parp1 and Tet2 are needed to regulate the epigenetic and chromatin status during somatic cell reprogramming to induced pluripotent stem cells.

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New results from the NASA Twins Study indicate that the immune system may rev up when in space, the Washington Post reports.

Kelvin Droegemeier, the new science advisor, spoke at the American Association for the Advancement of Science meeting, Geekwire reports.

In PNAS this week: whole-genome assembly for the white shark, paper-based microfluidic method for detecting the malaria parasite, and more.

The World Health Organization has announced the members of its gene-editing committee, according to NPR.