The American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics last week issued a clarification to recommendations it released in March about how providers of clinical exome and whole-genome sequencing tests should deal with incidental findings.

The clarification was issued following feedback the organization received, both positive and negative. The organization did not change any of the guidelines, but sought to clear up what it felt were some misunderstandings.

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Technology Review reports that researchers in the US have used CRISPR to modify a number of human embryos.

By introducing genes from butterfly peas and Canterbury bells, researchers in Japan have developed a blue chrysanthemum, according to NPR.

Plant researchers plan to sequence some 10,000 samples that represent the major plant clades, ScienceInsider reports.

In Nature this week: a Danish reference genome, and more.