This article has been corrected to reflect the fact that researchers would see an activation in an analogous system "if there was genuine readthrough going on, and not reporter stabilization." The original version of the story said they would not observe an activation.

Some chemical compounds may trigger nonspecific but highly reproducible signal modulation in certain luciferase assays, according to a study conducted by the National Institutes of Health’s Chemical Genomics Center.

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A fire at a Manchester hospital may have destroyed lab equipment and data, the Guardian reports.

Researchers generate a genetic database from skeletal remains from the 1845 Franklin Expedition to the Arctic, Live Science reports.

Researchers in China have begun another trial using CRISPR/Cas9 approaches in cancer patients, according to the Wall Street Journal.

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