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This Week in Science

In this week's Science, North Carolina State University's Rodolphe Barrangou highlights the potential of the gene-editing technology CRISPR, while stressing the importance of gaining further insights into the Cas9 endonuclease that cleaves targeted DNA in order to improve the specificity and efficiency of the system.

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In Science this week: genetic analysis of pollutant-tolerant fish, and more.

Researchers have found a rare carbapenem resistance gene on a US pig farm, NBC News reports.

New York officials are considering the use of a familial DNA search to get a lead on a suspect in the strangulation death of a runner.

NIH Director Francis Collins has selected a retired Army major general and cardiologist for the CEO spot at the agency's embattled Clinical Center.