Edited Not Modified

A European Union lawyer argues that gene-edited crops should be exempt from genetically modified organism laws in the EU, the Guardian reports.

Over the next three years, the company and its partners will assess the OneRNA platform to diagnose bladder cancer, select treatment, and measure response and recurrence.

Stay a Spell

The European Union and the UK have developed an agreement that would enable EU researchers to stay in the UK post-Brexit, Science reports.

The new European initiative promises to deliver multiple new tests and methods for improving the treatment of breast cancer and rectal cancer.

The firm will launch two new analysis modules for its Genetic Information Management Suite next year, in addition to a new pharmacogenomics mobile application.

'Could Lose Our Edge'

A new report suggests the UK's stature in science and research could fall post-Brexit, the Guardian reports.

Areas of concern are the recruitment of talented scientists, as well as retaining access to EU funding, European research collaborations, and clinical trials.

Waiting to See

British and foreign researchers brace for the effects of the UK leaving the EU, the Associated Press reports.

The European Commission may exempt researchers from a copyright law to enable data mining, according to Nature News.

Proponents believe the Million European Genomes Alliance will spur research, stimulate the life sciences economy, and ultimately improve clinical care.


Under a proposed spending bill, the US National Institutes of Health would see an additional $3 billion in funding.

Researchers from the University of Oxford and the University of Sydney sequenced numerous platypus genomes to study their population history.

Robert Redfield, the new pick to lead the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has faced criticism for some of his work.

In Nature this week: sequenced genomes of five additional Neanderthals, and more.