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An Imperial College London-led team reports that it was able to use a gene drive to control a population of lab mosquitos.

In PNAS this week: analysis of proteolytic enzymes secreted by circulating tumor cells, phylogenetic study of Fv1 evolution, and more.

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Researchers in the UK are working on using gene drives to control malaria-carrying mosquitoes, the Telegraph reports.

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Jess Wade, a postdoc at Imperial College London, hopes to raise the profiles of women in science by writing their Wikipedia pages, the Guardian reports.

In PNAS this week: single-cell analysis of blood cells from malaria mosquito vector, genes contributing to high yield in rice, and more.

An international research team uncovered differences in both host and parasite gene expression between uncomplicated and severe malaria cases in The Gambia.

The Economist reports that new labs aim to centralize genetic engineering lab work.

The company is collaborating with two UK institutes to assess whether its Signatera ctDNA technology can detect disease recurrence in women treated for breast cancer.

A number of these loci were linked to blood pressure medication targets, and the researchers developed a genetic risk score.

Imperial College London researchers are working on gene drives for mosquitos to fight malaria, NPR reports.

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NPR says the explosion and fire earlier this week at a Russian lab that stores dangerous pathogens revives the question of whether such samples should be kept.

According to Wired, Nebula Genomics is providing a way for people to get their genomes sequenced anonymously.

A 26-year-old woman tells Cosmopolitan about learning her APOE status at a young age.

In Science journals this week: a functional genomic screen uncovers drug combination that increases KRAS inhibitor efficacy in aggressive lung cancer, and more.