This Week in Science

This week's Science has a special section celebrating Charles Darwin's 200th birthday. The five review papers included there run the gamut. One from a University of Bristol scientist discusses the roles of biotic and abiotic factors in speciation; another wonders if genetic evolution can be predicted.

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The United Nations is to consider a ban on field testing gene drives at a meeting being held next week, Technology Review reports.

The Associated Press reports that gene-edited food may soon be for sale.

The US Department of Health and Human Services is beginning a series of meetings on human fetal tissue research, Stat News reports.

In Cell this week: epigenetic change linked to glioblastomas, rare and low-frequency variants contributing to multiple sclerosis risk, and more.