New Technique a 'Go'

With the votes in from the House of Lords, the UK is the first country to allow the creation of human embryos using mitochondrial donation, an approach dubbed "three-person IVF" as nuclear DNA would come from the mother and father while a donor would provide mitochondrial DNA, as the Guardian reports.

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Researchers test gene therapy targeting a different cancer protein in a new trial, the New York Times reports.

Pennsylvania State University researchers found that salivary microRNAs could predict which kids would have longer concussion symptoms, according to NPR.

The Associated Press reports Alex Azar, the new Department of Health and Human Services secretary nominee, made millions of dollars as a pharmaceutical executive.

In PNAS this week: immune profiling of breast cancer, transposable element patterns in rice, and more.