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In PLoS Genetics, National University of Ireland at Cork's Douwe van Sinderen and his colleagues sequenced the genome of a dental cavity bacteria called Bifidobacterium dentium Bd1, finding features in it that help explain the bug's propensity for living in the mouth and causing cavities.

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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.