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In this week's Science, an international research team publishes a study tracking a recent yellow fever outbreak in Brazil from its origins in non-human primates (NHPs) to its transition to humans. The investigators first confirmed a delay in confirmed cases of the yellow fever in humans compared with NHPs, and discovered that people living or working in forested areas — where infected mosquitoes could feed on both NHPs and humans — were at the greatest risk for the disease.

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The Wall Street Journal looks into FamilyTreeDNA's handling of genetic genealogy searches by law enforcement.

In a point-counterpoint in the Boston Globe, researchers discuss the potential of gene editing to prevent Lyme disease, but also the pitfalls of doing so.

MIT's Technology Review reports that researchers hope to develop a CRISPR-based pain therapy.

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