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Gene editing and data science are poised to make an impact on agriculture, the Wall Street Journal reports. It spoke with both Hugh Grant, the chair and chief executive of Monsanto, and James Collins, the chief operating officer of the agriculture division at DowDuPont, in a Q&A.

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An Australian-led team has generated a draft genome assembly of the invasive cane toad in hopes it will help in population control, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.

The New York Times reports that the US Department of Defense has implemented about half the recommendations made to improve safe handling of dangerous agents.

In PLOS this week: approach for teasing out archaic introgression in human genomes, immune transcription features in HCV infection, and more.

Stat News reports that Maryland is promoting itself to the biotech industry with a mobile billboard.