Two new Nobel laureates say Brexit is bad for British science, the Guardian reports. Sir Fraser Stoddart and Duncan Haldane, who were this week awarded the chemistry and physics prizes, respectively, argue that top-notch researchers will be turned away from UK labs under such policies.

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The US Food and Drug Administration has new guidelines that enable some gene and cell therapies to undergo expedited review, according to the New York Times.

Using gene drives to control invasive species might be too risky, an initial advocate of the approach says.

Researchers have grown tumors in 3D cell cultures to better understand cancer, the Economist reports.

In Science this week: intellectual property experts argue patent battles such as the one over CRISPR are wasteful, and more.