This Week in Nature

In this week's Nature, a Harvard University-led team reports the use of CRISPR genome editing to encode images and a short movie into the DNA of bacteria, building on previous work pointing to DNA as a potential medium for data storage.

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The US Food and Drug Administration has new guidelines that enable some gene and cell therapies to undergo expedited review, according to the New York Times.

Using gene drives to control invasive species might be too risky, an initial advocate of the approach says.

Researchers have grown tumors in 3D cell cultures to better understand cancer, the Economist reports.

In Science this week: intellectual property experts argue patent battles such as the one over CRISPR are wasteful, and more.