Gene editing could be used to improve livestock and crops, AFP reports.

"Gene editing is one of the newest and most promising tools of biotechnology," University of California, Davis' Alison Van Eenennaam said at the American Association for the Advancement of Science meeting, according to AFP, and it "enables animal breeders to make beneficial genetic changes, without bringing along unwanted genetic changes."

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Using DNA to sketch crime victims might not be a great idea, the NYTimes says.

Science has its own problem with sexual harassment. What do we do with the research these abusers produce, Wired asks.

Senate Republicans led by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) are trying to change how the government funds basic research, reports ScienceInsider.

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