This Week in Nature

In Nature this week, two public affairs and technology experts sound off on the rise of the genome-editing technology CRISPR and perceptions about how it should be used and regulated. In the first comment piece, Todd Kuiken of the Wilson Center's Synthetic Biology Project argues against worries that do-it-yourself biologists may misuse CRISPR and that there is "no a priori reason to expect this community to cause more harm through using it than anyone else."

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The Jackson Laboratory has filed a complaint accusing Nanjing University of breeding and re-selling its mouse models, the Hartford Courant reports.

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