This Week in Nature

In Nature this week, researchers from Harvard University and the MD Anderson Cancer Center report on the creation of a new technique for measuring temperature in living cells. The so-called nanothermometer is based on the manipulation of nitrogen vacancy color centers in diamond nanocrystals, which have specific fluorescence properties that are dependent on temperature.

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The Washington Post reports on a Federal Bureau of Investigation plan to place rapid DNA analyzers at booking stations around the country.

In an editorial, officials from scientific societies in the US and China call for the international community to develop criteria and standards for human germline editing.

The US National Institutes of Health is to review studies that have received private support for conflicts of interest, according to the New York Times.

In Science this week: the PsychENCODE Consortium reports on the molecular mechanisms of neuropsychiatric disorders, and more.