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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Methylation editing targeting the fragile X syndrome gene can rescue neurons affected by the condition, according to a new paper.

Fragile X syndrome, which is caused by the mutations within the FMR1 gene on the X chromosome that lead it to be silenced, is the most common genetic form of intellectual disability among boys, affecting 1 in 3,600.

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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.

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This webinar will provide an overview of alternatives to the popular Cas9 nuclease used in CRISPR gene editing.