Researchers like Columbia University's Dieter Egli are continuing their investigations into whether CRISPR could be applied to edit human embryos, even as debate from He Jiankui's November announcement of the birth of gene-edited twin girls rages on, NPR reports.
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Rady Children's Institute for Genomic Medicine and Deloitte are looking into the use of drones to transport samples for testing.
Direct-to-consumer genetic testing firm 23andMe is laying off about 100 people.
Researchers from Northwestern University examined dust for antibiotic-resistance genes, New Scientist reports.
In Science this week: researchers present a computational method for predicting cellular differentiation state from single-cell RNA sequencing data, and more.