This Week in Nature

In Nature Biotechnology this week, researchers from the Broad Institute and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology describe a technique for inducible gene editing using a modified CRISPR/Cas9 system. The approach involves breaking the Cas9 nuclease, which is responsible for the DNA double-strand breaks triggered by the technology, into two pieces that reconstitute in the presence of a specific chemical.

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The Jackson Laboratory has filed a complaint accusing Nanjing University of breeding and re-selling its mouse models, the Hartford Courant reports.

Oxford researchers are turning to virtual reality to visualize genes and regulatory elements, Phys.org says.

In Science this week: neutrophils rely on microRNA to protect against lung inflammation, and more.

China is moving forward with plans to sequence a million citizens, the Wall Street Journal reports.