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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Reuters reports that UK researchers are using gene-editing tools to develop flu-resistant chickens.
Nature calls for genomics to become part of the World Health Organization's cholera surveillance approach.
Vox explores a proposal to institute a lottery system to award grant funds.
In Genome Biology this week: gut microbiome study of individuals from Tanzania and Botswana, sixth version of the Network of Cancer Genes database, and more.