New York State Senate

A week-long power grab in the state Senate has left in limbo the future of the bill, which would award up to $3 million in tax credits to early-stage biotech companies that promise to relocate to or expand within the Big Apple.

Publication of He Jiankui's work on gene-edited infants would raise ethical concerns for journals, Wired and others report.

The New York Times reports that evidence linking trauma in one generation to epigenetic effects that influence subsequent generations may be overstated.

ScienceInsider reports that US National Institutes of Health researchers were told in the fall they could not obtain new human fetal tissue.

In PNAS this week: skin pigmentation evolution among KhoeSan, biomarkers for dengue virus progression, and more.