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As they dig into the data on He Jiankui's genome editing experiment, CRISPR researchers say the work he did raises many scientific questions.

A new study finds that a placental protein linked with preeclampsia can be targeted by RNA silencing, according to the New Scientist.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: computer model uses genomic data to investigate RNA virus outbreaks, and more.

The program was established to support the development and dissemination of functional genomic tools and techniques for genome manipulation in model organisms.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: strategy for reactivating Rett syndrome-linked MECP2, small molecules able to suppress Staphylococcus aureus virulence, and more.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: effects of gene deletions on bacterial metabolic networks, genetic responses to sea star wasting disease, and more.

Both a genome-wide association study and a rare variant burden analysis homed in on a role for KIF5A mutations in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: mouse model of genetically induced emphysema, gene expression signatures of circulating melanoma cells, and more.

The consortium aims to identify tuberculosis protein targets and corresponding small molecule inhibitors that can be used to develop drugs to shorten therapy duration.

The team aims to release the new resource sometime next year, with the hope that it will become as widely used as other institute databases.

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The Washington Post reports on a Federal Bureau of Investigation plan to place rapid DNA analyzers at booking stations around the country.

In an editorial, officials from scientific societies in the US and China call for the international community to develop criteria and standards for human germline editing.

The US National Institutes of Health is to review studies that have received private support for conflicts of interest, according to the New York Times.

In Science this week: the PsychENCODE Consortium reports on the molecular mechanisms of neuropsychiatric disorders, and more.