This Week in Science

In Science this week, a Harvard-led group reports on the use of the genome-editing technology CRISPR to record DNA events in bacteria. CRISPR is known to "record" past viral infections by storing spacers — short stretches of viral DNA — in the genome. The researchers show that these spacers are added in sequence, essentially creating a timeline of when spacers are added relative to each other.

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British Nobel laureates and Fields Medal winners warn that a 'hard' Brexit could harm science across the UK, the Guardian reports.

Vox reports on inequities in genetic research and efforts to address them.

The New York Times reports that Arizona State University's Lawrence Krauss is retiring following allegations of sexual misconduct.

In PNAS this week: de novo NUS1 mutations linked to Parkinson's disease risk, candidate hepatocellular carcinoma drivers, and more.