This Week in Science

In this week's Science, researchers from Stanford University and their colleagues call for the repeal of the National Institutes of Health's recent ban on funding for chimera research "in which human pluripotent cells are introduced into non-human vertebrate animal pre-gastrulation stage embryos." The scientists call the restriction misguided and say it poses a threat to advances in stem cell biology, developmental biology, and regenerative medicine.

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Organoids derived from patients' tumors may help determine what chemotherapy treatment patients would benefit from, according to New Scientist.

An initiative from GenomeAsia 100K hopes to increase the number of South Asians in genetic research, according to NBC News.

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