This Week in Nature

In this week's Nature, a Broad Institute team reports the development of a new class of base editors that enable the replacement of all four bases of DNA selectively and with high efficiency — and without the need for double-stranded DNA breaks. Previously, the scientists developed a system related to CRISPR-Cas9 that could target and modify single bases, but were only able to convert G-C base pairs to T-A base pairs.

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British Nobel laureates and Fields Medal winners warn that a 'hard' Brexit could harm science across the UK, the Guardian reports.

Vox reports on inequities in genetic research and efforts to address them.

The New York Times reports that Arizona State University's Lawrence Krauss is retiring following allegations of sexual misconduct.

In PNAS this week: de novo NUS1 mutations linked to Parkinson's disease risk, candidate hepatocellular carcinoma drivers, and more.