This Week in Nature

In this week's Nature Communications, a team from the University of Oxford presents a new computer program that can detect antibiotic resistance in bacteria by analyzing the microbes' genomes. Called Mykrobe Predictor, the program is capable of detecting both species and resistance profiles of bacterial samples isolated from patients, and was used to predict resistance to 12 antibiotics in Staphylococcus aureus and Mycobacterium tuberculosis samples.

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The US Food and Drug Administration has new guidelines that enable some gene and cell therapies to undergo expedited review, according to the New York Times.

Using gene drives to control invasive species might be too risky, an initial advocate of the approach says.

Researchers have grown tumors in 3D cell cultures to better understand cancer, the Economist reports.

In Science this week: intellectual property experts argue patent battles such as the one over CRISPR are wasteful, and more.