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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CNN reports that researchers have tied a new variant to opioid addiction risk.

Organoids derived from patients' tumors may help determine what chemotherapy treatment patients would benefit from, according to New Scientist.

An initiative from GenomeAsia 100K hopes to increase the number of South Asians in genetic research, according to NBC News.

In Science this week: genomic analysis of ancient and modern horses indicates population turnover, and more.