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The next great craze in humanity's efforts to engineer its world may just be gene drives. And these things have the potential to be awesome, offering the chance to wipe out diseases like malaria and invasive species like the Asian carp, at least in certain regions, and any number of other deadly or problematic pests.

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A New Zealand minister says the country's genetic modification laws need to be re-examined to help combat climate change, the New Zealand Herald reports.

A new analysis finds some cancers receive more nonprofit dollars than others.

An Australian mother's conviction in the deaths of her children may be re-examined after finding that two of the children carried a cardiac arrhythmia-linked gene variant.

In Science this week: comparative analysis of sex differences in mammal gene expression, and more.