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It might not just be the driver that makes you feel a bit queasy in the car. 23andMe researchers have linked 35 SNPs to motion sickness.

"It's estimated that up to 70 percent of a person's risk for motion sickness is due to genetics, but up until now the genetics of motion sickness was poorly understood," says 23andMe's Bethann Hromatka, one of the study's authors, at the company's blog.

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Australia will not be regulating gene editing of plants, animals, and human cell lines as long as no new genetic material is incorporated, reports Nature News.

The Washington Post reports that the US Department of Agriculture told its researchers to label peer-reviewed articles as "preliminary" work.

Researchers have sequenced the genomes of both the coast redwood and the giant sequoia, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

In PNAS this week: study of epigenetic patterns in mammalian eggs, clonal expansion patterns in CD8+ T cells, and more.