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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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The US Patent and Trademark Office is opening another interference proceeding in the CRISPR patent fight.

There's increasing genetic evidence that a number of ancient hominins may have contributed to the human gene pool, according to Discover's The Crux blog.

The Japan News writes that Japan needs to seize the opportunity to ensure that a wide number of people benefit from personalized cancer treatments.

In Cell this week: messenger RNA expression and translation, RNA localization atlas, and more.