"Never Imagined"

The University of California, Berkeley's Jennifer Doudna tells Newsweek that it's been five years since she and her colleagues reported in Science on the CRISPR gene-editing system, but that she "never imagined back then that I would be reading this headline in the New York Times this week."

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Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.

Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.

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With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.