For Some or All?

With CRISPR, gene editing is poised to make a sizable impact, writes Noah Smith in an opinion piece at Bloomberg, adding that it brings up the questions of economic fairness.

Gene editing is already being explored for a number of diseases, like blindness and cancer, and could expand to other conditions like heart disease or anxiety and even to aesthetic changes, Smith says.

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The data generated by 100,000 Genomes Project is being housed on military servers due to attacks by hackers, Naked Security reports.

A new poll finds most US adults are not familiar with personalized medicine, according to HealthDay.

Vox reports that the United Nations' Convention on Biological Diversity decided against a gene drive moratorium.

In Science this week: sequencing of neuroblastomas uncovers alterations linked to prognosis, and more.