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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A draft bill released by the US House of Representatives appropriations committee would increase the 2019 National Institutes of Health budget by 3 percent.

Bloomberg looks into privacy issues raised by law enforcement's use of genetic genealogy sites.

NBC News reports on the Earth BioGenome Project, which aims to sequence all eukaryotic life on Earth.

In Science this week: environmental DNA can help in studies of marine animals, and more.