In the Pink

Of all the measurable effects of climate change, one of the most visible may be the bleaching of world's coral reefs. Recent reports have suggested that nearly half of the Great Barrier Reef of Australia has already died, Forbes notes. But a new study in PNAS says that CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing could be used to save the coral.

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The Washington Post reports on a Federal Bureau of Investigation plan to place rapid DNA analyzers at booking stations around the country.

In an editorial, officials from scientific societies in the US and China call for the international community to develop criteria and standards for human germline editing.

The US National Institutes of Health is to review studies that have received private support for conflicts of interest, according to the New York Times.

In Science this week: the PsychENCODE Consortium reports on the molecular mechanisms of neuropsychiatric disorders, and more.