When Oregon State Health and Science University researchers led by Shoukhrat Mitalipov reported last year that they had used the gene-editing tool CRISPR/Cas9 to correct a heart disease mutation in viable human embryos, critics were skeptical.
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Newsweek discusses the privacy issues raised by digital medicine.
A group of statisticians want to eliminate researchers' reliance on 'statistical significance,' according to NPR.
In Nature this week: genetic analysis of Anatolian farmers, cotton genome analysis, and more.
Matt Hancock, the UK health secretary, is calling for the swift rollout of predictive genetic tests, the Guardian reports.