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In this week's Science Translational Medicine, an international research team reports the identification of two proteins that may help treat muscular dystrophy. Nearly half of all cases of the disease are caused by mutations in the LAMA2 gene, but gene replacement therapies have been ineffective for these cases because of the amount of proteins required to restore muscle functionality.

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A New Zealand minister says the country's genetic modification laws need to be re-examined to help combat climate change, the New Zealand Herald reports.

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An Australian mother's conviction in the deaths of her children may be re-examined after finding that two of the children carried a cardiac arrhythmia-linked gene variant.

In Science this week: comparative analysis of sex differences in mammal gene expression, and more.