NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Host cells' transcriptomes influence latent HIV infections, a new single-cell study has found.

Despite antiretroviral therapy, HIV can persist in patients' cells for decades, and these latently infected cells can contribute to reinfection when treatment ceases, providing a stumbling block to eliminating HIV infections.

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Publication of He Jiankui's work on gene-edited infants would raise ethical concerns for journals, Wired and others report.

The New York Times reports that evidence linking trauma in one generation to epigenetic effects that influence subsequent generations may be overstated.

ScienceInsider reports that US National Institutes of Health researchers were told in the fall they could not obtain new human fetal tissue.

In PNAS this week: skin pigmentation evolution among KhoeSan, biomarkers for dengue virus progression, and more.

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