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The agriculture company said it will use the technology it has licensed for new applications in crop editing and for research to bring new foods to market.

LUNGevity will promote the donation of excess lung cancer tissue and fluid samples to boost the Broad's efforts to develop next-generation research models.

Eighteen researchers call for a temporary stop to all clinical uses of human germline editing in a piece appearing in Nature.

The biotech startup, which had been working with Cas12 and Cas13, has now licensed the recently discovered Cas14 protein from UC Berkeley.

CRISPR technology has made its way around the world, but in the wake of the He Jiankui controversy, the industry is asking what recourse it has against misuse.

This Week in Cell

In Cell this week: somatic mtDNA mutation-based "genetic barcode" method, molecular mechanisms behind structural variants at 17p11.2, and more.

Researchers defined six malignant cell clusters with single-cell transcriptomes and genotypes for thousands of acute myeloid leukemia cells.

In Genome Research this week: CRISPRiSeq tool to uncover genetic interactions, circular RNAs in breast cancer, and more.

Researchers used a genome-wide association study to identify seven loci associated with ASD and other conditions, along with five loci linked to ASD alone.

The new center will focus on liquid biopsy technologies for tracking treatment response and for monitoring patients with minimal residual disease.

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Matt Hancock, the UK health secretary, is calling for the swift rollout of predictive genetic tests, the Guardian reports.

A WHO panel is calling for a global registry of human germline gene-editing projects, according to Stat News.

Vox writes that lab mishaps involving pathogens are quite common.

In Genome Biology this week: analysis of wild and cultivated peach genomes, Hi-C-based pipeline for assembling microbial genomes from metagenomic data, and more.