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In Science this week, University of Oxford scientists describe the whole-genome sequencing of single sperm cells, uncovering the factors that influence meiotic recombination. The team sequenced 217 individual hybrid mouse sperm, generating a kilobase-resolution genome-wide map of crossovers.

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Australia will not be regulating gene editing of plants, animals, and human cell lines as long as no new genetic material is incorporated, reports Nature News.

The Washington Post reports that the US Department of Agriculture told its researchers to label peer-reviewed articles as "preliminary" work.

Researchers have sequenced the genomes of both the coast redwood and the giant sequoia, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

In PNAS this week: study of epigenetic patterns in mammalian eggs, clonal expansion patterns in CD8+ T cells, and more.