This Week in Science

A European Union report says that EU countries have grown their research force and attracted record amounts of R&D funding. However, Science points out that the EU is behind in attaining its self-imposed goal of reaching 3 percent R&D intensity (research spending as a percent of GDP) by 2010, coming in at 1.84 percent, though that figure varies by country.

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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.