This Week in Science

In this week's Science, researchers from all over the globe urge caution in laboratory experiments involving gene drive systems, which promote the spread of genetic elements throughout populations, and highlight the risk associated with their accidental release.

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Researchers have sequenced the northern white rhinoceros to gauge whether it could be brought back from the edge of extinction, the New York Times reports.

Bavaria expands its forensic genetic analyses to include DNA phenotyping, raising discrimination concerns.

Tufts University researchers found a role for miRNA in transmitting stress between generations, the Economist reports.

In Science this week: gut microbiome influences liver cancer growth, spread; and more.