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A change in culture is needed to combat the reproducibility crisis in science, argues Indiana University School of Medicine's Aaron Carroll at the New York Times. Only between 11 percent and 25 percent of results can be reproduced, according to some studies Carroll cites.

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The United Nations is to consider a ban on field testing gene drives at a meeting being held next week, Technology Review reports.

The Associated Press reports that gene-edited food may soon be for sale.

The US Department of Health and Human Services is beginning a series of meetings on human fetal tissue research, Stat News reports.

In Cell this week: epigenetic change linked to glioblastomas, rare and low-frequency variants contributing to multiple sclerosis risk, and more.