This Week in PLoS

In PLoS Computational Biology this week, Marc Marti-Renom at Spain's Centro de Investigación Príncipe Felipe and MIT's Leonid Mirny discuss "bridging the resolution gap for structural determination of genomes" using computational approaches that expand upon existing knowledge of chromatin folding principles.

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Technology Review reports that researchers in the US have used CRISPR to modify a number of human embryos.

By introducing genes from butterfly peas and Canterbury bells, researchers in Japan have developed a blue chrysanthemum, according to NPR.

Plant researchers plan to sequence some 10,000 samples that represent the major plant clades, ScienceInsider reports.

In Nature this week: a Danish reference genome, and more.