It's Both

An international team of researchers pulled together 50 years' worth of twin studies to find that nature and nurture have about equal influence on human traits, the Huffington Post reports.

"I'd say this settles the debate" between nature and nurture, senior author Danielle Posthuma from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam tells The Huffington Post in an email.

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The Atlantic reports that biohacker Josiah Zayner regrets injecting himself with the CRISPR gene-editing tool on stage.

Clinicians in China are moving ahead with a number of CRISPR trials, NPR reports, as the US embarks on its first.

In Nature this week: genomic approaches applied to study Neolithic and Bronze Age Europeans, and more.