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Researchers from Verve Therapeutics have used gene editing to turn off in monkeys two genes associated with high cholesterol and triglyceride levels, the New York Times reports. This, it adds, could portend a one-time treatment to some day prevent heart disease.

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European regulators have begun a rolling review of Russia's Sputnik V SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, Reuters reports.

Science reports that Science Foundation Ireland is seeking annual budget increases.

According to the Financial Times, a UK university group is pushing Elsevier to lower its journal fees.

In Nature this week: satellite tracking and genome sequencing combination used to examine migration patterns of peregrine falcons, and more.