University of East Anglia

Participants aim to use predictive modeling to better understand epigenetic mechanisms, while encouraging the development of new technologies and therapies.

MinION in the Clinic

UK clinicians are to begin a trial using Oxford Nanopore's MinION to diagnose pneumonia, according to the Telegraph.

Fragilariopsis cylindrus

A quarter of the polar alga genome harbors highly divergent alleles, an international research team reported.

The United Nations is to consider a ban on field testing gene drives at a meeting being held next week, Technology Review reports.

The Associated Press reports that gene-edited food may soon be for sale.

The US Department of Health and Human Services is beginning a series of meetings on human fetal tissue research, Stat News reports.

In Cell this week: epigenetic change linked to glioblastomas, rare and low-frequency variants contributing to multiple sclerosis risk, and more.