This Week in Science

In Science this week, researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles, report on the use of the genome-editing technology CRISPR to rapidly identify gene variants. Specifically, they used CRISPR to induce mitotic recombination, which can lead to the formation of a recombined chromosome with a single set of genes, rather than the two sets produced by meiotic recombination.

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CNN reports that researchers have tied a new variant to opioid addiction risk.

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.

In Science this week: genomic analysis of ancient and modern horses indicates population turnover, and more.