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In this week's Nature, a team led by Washington University School of Medicine researchers reports using a genome-wide CRISPR-Cas9 screen to identify a cell surface receptor used by the chikungunya virus to infect cells.

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At a meeting this week, researchers and others discussed the regulatory oversight needed for germline genome editing.

The US Food and Drug Administration has asked questions about Myriad Genetics' GeneSight test, according to Bloomberg.

Researchers report that neutrophil extracellular traps appear to binds gallstones together, according to New Scientist.

In Science this week: approach to infer genotype-by-environment interaction from genetic variants associated with phenotypic variability, and more.