Via UPS?

Just this week there have been reports of using the CRISPR gene-editing tool to alter a number of disease-linked genes. A report in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on Monday described the tool's use to disable a glaucoma mutation, while another in Protein & Cell targeted a β-thalassemia mutation.

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The Atlantic reports that genetic counselors are coping with an influx of patients seeking advice on their direct-to-consumer genetic test results.

A small study finds differences between three genomic prostate cancer tests, Medscape reports.

In Nature this week: shared genetic architecture for asthma and allergic diseases, and more.

A survey of Canadians finds them to be divided on genetically modified food, the Ottawa Citizen reports.