This Week in Nature

In this week's Nature Genetics, a team led by Whitehead Institute researchers report the results of a genome-wide analysis linking short tandem repeats (STRs) to gene expression variation in humans. In the study, the investigators examined genomic data from 311 Europeans whose lymphoblastoid cell line expression profiles had been analyzed as part of the gEUVADIS project and whose whole genomes had been sequenced by the 1000 Genomes Project.

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The Associated Press reports that gene-edited food may soon be for sale.

The United Nations is to consider a ban on field testing gene drives at a meeting being held next week, Technology Review reports.

The US Department of Health and Human Services is beginning a series of meetings on human fetal tissue research, Stat News reports.

In Cell this week: epigenetic change linked to glioblastomas, rare and low-frequency variants contributing to multiple sclerosis risk, and more.