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By combining iPSCs, CRISPR gene editing, and transcriptomic approaches, researchers examined the effects of an Alzheimer's disease risk variant on brain cells.

MIT and Stanford computer scientists developed a technique for secure, massively scalable genomic analysis that they hope will unleash greater data sharing.

CRISPR Work Ahead

CBS News' 60 Minutes dives into CRISPR gene editing and how it could be used to treat disease.

ReviveMed's technology uses artificial intelligence-based analysis of metabolomics data for drug discovery and development.

In Science this week: method to uncover natural products from fungus, and more.

The team integrated tumor barcoding, genome editing, and ultra-deep barcode sequencing to interrogate pairwise combinations of tumor suppressor alterations.

Two studies have found that analyzing the timing of horizontal gene transfer events can help date microbial phylogenies.

Scientists at Helmholtz Zentrum München have developed a new package called Scanpy that they hope will support major analytical efforts, such as the Human Cell Atlas.

An analysis of metagenomic sequences from donor and recipient stool samples highlighted bacterial abundance, phylogeny, and strain features influencing engraftment.

A family of tail-less, double-stranded DNA viruses with potent bacteria killing abilities turned up in Vibrionaceae family bacteria from marine samples.

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The Washington Post reports on researchers' efforts to determine the effect of an increasingly common SARS-CoV-2 mutation.

Florida Politics reports Florida's law barring life, long-term care, and disability insurers from using genetic information in coverage decisions went into effect at the beginning of July.

A new analysis finds a link between popular media coverage of a scientific study and how often that paper is cited.

In Nature this week: CRISPR approaches to editing plant genomes, way to speed up DNA-PAINT, and more.