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Bruce Spaulding has joined the Gladstone Institutes as chief of planning strategy. Spaulding recently retired as senior vice chancellor of advancement and planning at the University of California, San Francisco. He previously was chief administrative officer of Fresno County and county manager of Las Vegas' Clark County.

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Technology Review reports that researchers in the US have used CRISPR to modify a number of human embryos.

By introducing genes from butterfly peas and Canterbury bells, researchers in Japan have developed a blue chrysanthemum, according to NPR.

Plant researchers plan to sequence some 10,000 samples that represent the major plant clades, ScienceInsider reports.

In Nature this week: a Danish reference genome, and more.