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A bioethicist argues that genetically modifying infants could be justified, the BBC reports.

Researcher He Jiankui announced about a year ago that he had used the gene-editing tool CRISPR to alter the genomes of two twin girls as embryos. This revelation was broadly condemned as unethical and premature.

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The New York Times reports on an effort to address in high school biology classes misconceptions regarding race and genetics.

60 Minutes speaks with Harvard's George Church about tackling the effects of aging and more.

In PLOS this week: rare alterations in Timothy syndrome, analysis of twins' gut microbiomes, and more.

GenomeWeb reports that Veritas Genetics is suspending its US operations.