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As they dig into the data on He Jiankui's genome editing experiment, CRISPR researchers say the work he did raises many scientific questions.

The firm's assay measures the concentration of the wild type and mutant alleles of hFE protein at three different mutation sites from a person's blood sample.

No Gene Drive Ban

Vox reports that the United Nations' Convention on Biological Diversity decided against a gene drive moratorium.

In Nature this week: genome sequences of two giant tortoises, genome assemblies and annotations for two allotetraploid cotton species, and more.

The company, established as a merger between A*STAR MedTech spin-off MiRXES and venture capital firm Venturecraft, has developed a blood test for early-stage stomach cancer.

New research suggests that the physicochemical changes to DNA in a cancer-related methylation landscape can alter a DNA molecule's affinity for gold substrates.

Turns Pink

Researchers have harnessed how epigenetic reprogramming alters the genome's physicochemical properties to develop a cancer test, the Guardian reports.

Growing Quickly

Stat News looks into the rapid growth of China's Pharma Valley.

Researchers used genomic and transcriptomic data of isolates from seven Southeast Asian countries to find resistance-relevant pathways and expression quantitative trait loci.

The Southern University of Science and Technology denies that He Jiankui, the controversial gene-editing researcher, has been detained, the South China Morning Post reports.

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Russian CRISPR researcher moves along with plans to ultimately alter the genes of embryos of deaf couples, though awaits regulatory approval, Nature News reports.

University of California, San Francisco, researchers have uncovered a gene mutations that appears to make a father-son duo more efficient sleepers.

NPR reports a large health insurer has begun to cover some pharmacogenetic tests for psychiatric drugs.

In PLOS this week: genome-wide association study of non-syndromic orofacial cleft subtypes, epigenetic and transcriptomic analysis of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma, and more.