This Week in PNAS

In the early, online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers from the University of British Columbia and elsewhere explore the chromosome instability consequences of gene overexpression in the budding yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae.

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

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

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.