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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.

An international team has sequenced the genome of the Tibetan Plateau frog  to help elucidate tetrapod evolution and high-altitude adaptation.

The algorithm could help detect potential circular RNAs for scientists to validate, opening up the poorly characterized genomic products for further study. 


In Science this week: convergent evolution in bird hemoglobin, and more.

The Wall Street Journal speaks with patients affected by questionable test results from Theranos.

Researchers link variants in TACR3 to hot flashes during menopause, Live Science reports.

Kuwait says it will alter its law requiring citizens and visitors to provide DNA samples, New Scientist reports.