DoubleTwist said it has acquired the exclusive rights to license the Weizmann Institute’s GeneCards database to commercial entities.

Of the agreement, which BioInform originally reported in January, Marilyn Safran, head of the GeneCards development team, said, “Researchers from industry have been wanting a way to license GeneCards. I am delighted that we can now address their needs through this partnership with DoubleTwist.”

Safran added that the relationship would also allow the development team to continue updating the resource.

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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.