This Week in Science

An editorial from Ralph Cicerone, president of the US National Academy of Sciences, says that scientists will have to do their part to keep enthusiasm for science on the upswing in this country. "Scientists must do much more to show how science works and how scientific research contributes to the nation," he writes.

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In a survey, about half of Canadian government scientists say they still feel as though they cannot speak freely, ScienceInsider reports.

The Atlantic reports that biohacker Josiah Zayner regrets injecting himself with the CRISPR gene-editing tool on stage.

Clinicians in China are moving ahead with a number of CRISPR trials, NPR reports, as the US embarks on its first.

In Nature this week: genomic approaches applied to study Neolithic and Bronze Age Europeans, and more.