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In Science this week: atlas of malaria parasites' gene expression across their life cycles, and more.

Built on concepts developed in Timothy Lu's MIT lab, a new approach to DNA-based computing in a cell increases precision and, potentially, scale.

The research team said its nanofluidic system increased the proportion of nucleic acid and protein disease biomarkers a billionfold prior to detection.

The grant recipients will receive up to $5 million each and are led by scientists at institutions including Harvard Medical School and the Cleveland Clinic.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: approach to generate chromatin interaction networks, signature of cellular senescence, and more.

In PNAS this week: analysis of Finland-United States Investigation of Non-Insulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus Genetics study samples, chromosome loss and gain in prostate cancer, and more.

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology-led team uncovered cell-type-specific transcriptional changes that occur early on in disease development.

Eighteen researchers call for a temporary stop to all clinical uses of human germline editing in a piece appearing in Nature.

In Nature this week: machine learning-based method for CRISPR editing, symbiotic genes of Medicago truncatula, and more.

Using a mouse model of immunotherapy resistant disease, the researchers found that this program could be targeted by an inhibitor to improve response.

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Nature News writes that additional details about the UK plan for an agency to support high-risk, high-reward science are needed.

The New York Times reports that the US Food and Drug Administration has authorized Johnson & Johnson's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine.

The Wall Street Journal writes new studies are giving glimpses into the origins of SARS-CoV-2.

In PLOS this week: analysis of Plasmodium population structure, qPCR assay to diagnose scabies, and more.