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While many researchers say that human germline engineering is probably inevitable, they also express concerns about its use, both from a technical and an ethical perspective. Nature Biotechnology contacted 50 researchers, asking them what they thought about the use of CRISPR-Cas9 for human germline engineering; 26 researchers replied to their queries.

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The US National Institutes of Health has developed guidelines to gauge whether frail chimpanzees are healthy enough to be moved to a retirement sanctuary.

Osamu Shimomura, who won the 2008 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work on green fluorescent protein, has died.

In PLOS this week: analytical approach for finding new genetic associations, analysis of Streptococcus pyogenes-infecting viruses, and more.

Stat News reports that the head of IBM Watson Health is leaving her post.