This Week in Nature

In Nature Biotechnology this week, a team of South Korean scientists presents a study demonstrating DNA-free genome editing in plants using the genome-editing technology CRISPR/Cas9. While altering a plant's genome has the potential to improve its resistance to disease and other stressors as well as improving yield, concerns exist around using foreign DNA to genetically modify organisms.

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The New York Times profiles 23andMe's Anne Wojcicki and describes how she bounced back from a bad year.

Fotis Kafatos, the founding president of the European Research Council, has died, according to the Associated Press.

In PLOS this week: genomic analysis of honeybee disease, microRNA profiles of people with lupus nephritis, and more.

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