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In this week's Science, researchers from the Broad Institute report a new version of the genome-editing technology CRISPR that targets RNA rather than DNA. Unlike traditional CRISPR systems that use Cas9 to cleave target DNA, the new approach — called REPAIR — uses Cas13b fused to the adenosine deaminase domain of ADAR2 to achieve precise A to I edits.

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US National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins says he will avoid male-only speaker panels.

Two patients fell ill, and one subsequently died, following a fecal microbiome transplant that harbored multi-drug-resistant bacteria, according to the New York Times.

Technology Review reports that eGenesis is testing whether organs from genetically modified pigs can be transplanted into monkeys.

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