Researchers in China have fixed a potentially lethal genetic mutation in cloned embryos, Nature News reports.
A team led by Sun Yat-sen University's Junjiu Huang used a version of the CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing tool to repair a mutation in the HBB gene that leads to β-thalassemia, a recessive disease that causes severe anemia.
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The data generated by 100,000 Genomes Project is being housed on military servers due to attacks by hackers, Naked Security reports.
A new poll finds most US adults are not familiar with personalized medicine, according to HealthDay.
Vox reports that the United Nations' Convention on Biological Diversity decided against a gene drive moratorium.
In Science this week: sequencing of neuroblastomas uncovers alterations linked to prognosis, and more.