NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – MPEG LA, a licensing agreement middleman, today announced an initiative to create a licensing pool for CRISPR patents.

The firm, which operates licensing programs in consumer electronics, said it has begun to scout the CRISPR intellectual property landscape to identify essential patents that would need to be bundled together to enable a one-stop license shopping experience for organizations looking to develop CRISPR applications.

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Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.

Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.

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With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.

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This webinar will present the results of an evaluation of a web-based variant interpretation software system for clinical next-generation sequencing.