So Many Choices

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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Researchers hope to tease out the signature effects that different carcinogens leave on the genome to determine their contributions to disease, Mosaic reports.

The Wall Street Journal looks into the cost of new gene therapies.

An Imperial College London-led team reports that it was able to use a gene drive to control a population of lab mosquitos.

In PNAS this week: genomic effects of silver fox domestication, limited effect of mitochondrial mutations on aging in fruit flies, and more.