NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A study appearing online today in the journal Microbiome looked at the influence "intimate kissing" can have on the human mouth microbiome.

Researchers from the Netherlands used Roche 454 technology to do 16S ribosomal RNA gene sequencing on tongue swab and saliva samples collected from individuals in 21 couples over time.

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In a survey, about half of Canadian government scientists say they still feel as though they cannot speak freely, ScienceInsider reports.

The Atlantic reports that biohacker Josiah Zayner regrets injecting himself with the CRISPR gene-editing tool on stage.

Clinicians in China are moving ahead with a number of CRISPR trials, NPR reports, as the US embarks on its first.

In Nature this week: genomic approaches applied to study Neolithic and Bronze Age Europeans, and more.

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