NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – For the first time ever, researchers have reported using the gene-editing tool CRISPR/Cas9 to correct a heart disease mutation in viable human embryos.

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In a statement, National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins says sexual harassment is "morally indefensible" and "unacceptable."

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Stat News and ProPublica report that African Americans are underrepresented in cancer clinical trials.

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With the Next Generation Sequencing (NGS), genomes sequencing has been democratized over the last decades with the detection of genomic alterations, thus replacing Sanger sequencing.