In an editorial, Nature lauds two research prizes that it says could indicate a shift in the scientific culture.
By calling out instances of well-crafted studies with negative results or of well-performed replication studies, Nature says these prizes "counteract risks" and "boost rewards" for such work.
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University of California, San Diego, researchers have developed a gene drive to control a fruit-destroying fly.
A new study of a β-thalassemia gene therapy appears promising, according to NPR.
In Nature this week: hair color genes, hybridization between 13-year and 17-year cicadas, and more.
Futurism writes that gene doping could be the next generation of cheating in sports.