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In this week's Nature, an international research team reports using the genome-editing technology CRISPR/Cas9 to correct a disease-causing mutation in pre-implantation human embryos. In their study, the reseachers focused on a gene called MYBPC3, which is mutated in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM).

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The Hill reports President Donald Trump issued an executive directing federal agencies to cut the number of board and advisory committees they have.

The New York Times reports that researchers are combining tools to more quickly develop crops to feed a growing population and cope with shifting climates.

Scientists in Canada are looking to the UK's plan to sequence children with rare conditions for inspiration, the National Post reports.

In PNAS this week: copy number changes arose during polar bear evolution, genomic and transcriptomic analysis of the Siberian hamster, and more.