Tony Perry from the University of Bath tells the BBC that his recent work performing genome editing at the time of conception in mice means that the idea of 'designer babies' is moving closer to reality and that discussions about the process need to be held.

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In a commentary at eLife, Brandeis University's Eve Marder calls on researchers to value and pursue truth.

Researchers have developed a way to quickly edit white blood cells, according to the New York Times.

In Science this week: rice gene enables plants to grow quickly in times of flooding, and more.

Education-linked genetic variants could also predict a small portion of a person's social mobility, Newsweek reports.