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Tomato slice

Using consumer taste ratings, genomics, and metabolomics, researchers are starting to catalog genetic variants behind tasty tomatoes.

A genome-wide association study based on variants in genome sequences for 129 peach accessions uncovered loci related to nine qualitative peach traits.

By modifying a library construction method, researchers were able to analyze tiny amounts of small RNAs.

The organizing committee for the International Summit on Human Gene Editing advised against germline genome editing for clinical purposes.

Speakers considered the technical details of using genome editing in humans as well as the mechanisms for controlling it and its societal implications.

Beefed-Up Beagles

Chinese researchers use CRISPR to develop beagles lacking myostatin, Technology Review reports.

The Chinese Academy of Sciences and the UK's Royal Society announce they will participate in the US National Academy of Sciences' international summit on gene editing.

The company will work with the Institute of Crop Sciences of the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences to develop the technology into a rice genome-editing platform.

Investigators from Germany, the US, China, and elsewhere have identified an ancient Romanian man just a few generations removed from a Neanderthal ancestor.

Researchers identified three esophageal squamous cell carcinoma mutational signatures with genome or exome sequencing.


A Karmagenes researcher has lost his position after reportedly admitting to data fabrication, according to Retraction Watch.

Two neuroscientists write in Nature News that solving the "reproducibility crisis" in science may require changing the requirements for publication.

In Nature this week: genomic analysis of prehistoric New Mexicans, a nanopore method for mapping DNA methylation, and more.

A new study finds that adding missing good bacteria to the skin microbiome of atopic dermatitis patients decreases Staphylococcus aureus colonization.