This Week in Nature

In this week's Nature Biotechnology, two independent research groups report using CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing to enhance the domestication of wild tomatoes. In the first report, US, German, and Brazilian investigators used the gene-editing technology to introduce certain argonomically beneficial traits of domestic tomatoes into wild tomatoes with desirable nutrition and stress tolerance traits.

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Customers might want to consider what they might learn about their risk of diseases like Alzheimer's before snagging the genetic testing kits that are on many gift guides this year, NJ.com writes.

The Wall Street Journal reports there is uncertainty surrounding whether He Jiankui's embryo editing did what he said it did.

Stat News reports that the pause on procuring fetal tissue for intramural US National Institutes of Health research will soon affect additional labs there.

In Nature this week: genomic analysis of the invasive fall webworm, amp of constrained coding regions within the human genome, and more.