This Week in Science

In Science this week, a team led by Broad Institute scientists present a new version of the genome-editing technology CRISPR/Cas9 that can be used to diagnose infections, and potentially cancer, with high sensitivity. The researchers used a form of CRISPR that targets RNA and, when it binds to its target, activates its Cas enzyme to promiscuously cleave nearby RNA.

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Five researchers are to share this year's Albany Medical Center Prize for their work on the CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing tool, the AP reports.

Stat News reports on how white supremacists cope with surprising genetic ancestry testing results.

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