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In an editorial, Nature announces that they will be introducing a creative commons license for the reuse of papers reporting full genome sequences. Under this license, non-commercial publishers may reuse the pdf and html versions of the article and other users may copy, distribute, and/or adapt the paper for non-commercial uses. This continues, the editors write, "[Nature's] drive to make papers as accessible as possible."

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Australia will not be regulating gene editing of plants, animals, and human cell lines as long as no new genetic material is incorporated, reports Nature News.

The Washington Post reports that the US Department of Agriculture told its researchers to label peer-reviewed articles as "preliminary" work.

Researchers have sequenced the genomes of both the coast redwood and the giant sequoia, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

In PNAS this week: study of epigenetic patterns in mammalian eggs, clonal expansion patterns in CD8+ T cells, and more.