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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India's Council of Scientific and Industrial Research has a new director-general, according to ScienceInsider.

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