Researchers got together at the ISMB/ECCB conference to create, clean up, and organize Wikipedia articles on biomedical informatics.
Organizers of the Critical Assessment of Genome Interpretation project are attempting to drum up interest in developing new methods to predict human phenotypes from genomic information.
The US Food and Drug Administration has new guidelines that enable some gene and cell therapies to undergo expedited review, according to the New York Times.
Using gene drives to control invasive species might be too risky, an initial advocate of the approach says.
In Science this week: intellectual property experts argue patent battles such as the one over CRISPR are wasteful, and more.
Researchers have grown tumors in 3D cell cultures to better understand cancer, the Economist reports.