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In Science this week, two research groups report data suggesting that cytosine base editors can trigger a significant number of off-target mutations. In the first paper, a group of US and Chinese scientists developed a method for detecting off-target mutations in mouse embryos following editing by either CRISPR-Cas9 or adenine or cytosine base editors.

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The former commissioner of the FDA has returned to the venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates as a special partner on the healthcare investment team.

Astronauts have edited yeast genes on the International Space Station in an experiment designed to show how cells repair themselves in space.

Emory University has found that two of its researchers failed to divulge they had received funds from China, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

In Science this week: influence of the nuclear genome on human mitochondrial DNA, and more.