A clinic in Mexico is planning to perform nearly two dozen mitochondrial replacement therapies in the first half of 2017, the New Scientist reports. The New Hope Fertility Center Mexico is where the first baby to be born following mitochondrial replacement therapy was created, it adds.
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Under a proposed spending bill, the US National Institutes of Health would see an additional $3 billion in funding.
Researchers from the University of Oxford and the University of Sydney sequenced numerous platypus genomes to study their population history.
Robert Redfield, the new pick to lead the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has faced criticism for some of his work.
In Nature this week: sequenced genomes of five additional Neanderthals, and more.