Researchers led by Jennifer Doudna found that the architecture of the Cas1-Cas2 integrase contributes to bacterial adaptive immunity.
By Molika Ashford
Scientists from the institute developed a panel of qPCR assays to identify the primary causes of PCR amplification bias in Illumina sequencing libraries, and optimized a protocol that can help reduce such bias.
In a survey, about half of Canadian government scientists say they still feel as though they cannot speak freely, ScienceInsider reports.
The Atlantic reports that biohacker Josiah Zayner regrets injecting himself with the CRISPR gene-editing tool on stage.
Clinicians in China are moving ahead with a number of CRISPR trials, NPR reports, as the US embarks on its first.
In Nature this week: genomic approaches applied to study Neolithic and Bronze Age Europeans, and more.