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Within a few decades, prospective parents could be able to choose between embryos with different risks of disease and other traits, the Associated Press writes.

"The majority of babies of people who have good health coverage will be conceived this way," Stanford University's Henry Greely tells the AP.

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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.