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The New York-based team that performed mitochondrial replacement therapy to enable a Jordanian couple to avoid passing on a rare genetic disease to their son has published its technique, but New Scientist notes that there may be some issues with how the work was conducted.

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A new study finds that three dimensional facial scans may be able to aid in diagnosing rare genetic diseases.

The Lancet and the New England Journal of Medicine have retracted two COVID-19 papers due to concerns about the data used in their analyses.

Lawmakers plan to introduce a bill that aims to prevent the theft of US-funded research, according to the Wall Street Journal.

In Science this week: analysis of ancient Caribbean islanders' genomes suggests at least three waves of migration into the region,  DNA barcoding of microbial spores, and more.