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A systematic analysis of CRISPR genome editing at nearly 1,500 target sites has yielded some patterns that could make genome editing more precise.

The Wall Street Journal reports there is uncertainty surrounding whether He Jiankui's embryo editing did what he said it did.

The pharma and biotech company said it plans to use the genome editing technology in its bioproduction products and services and in stem cells for research.

The method, called negative enrichment, protects DNA regions of interest prior to degrading the surrounding DNA, making the target fragments easier to read. 

In Cell this week: gene editing-based strategy to screen for immune system regulators, ancient plague patterns, and more.

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

As they dig into the data on He Jiankui's genome editing experiment, CRISPR researchers say the work he did raises many scientific questions.

The 9p21.3 locus influences the expression of other genes, and affects cell adhesion and contractile force of vascular smooth muscle cells.

The World Health Organization is putting together a panel of experts to develop guidelines and standards for gene editing, according to Reuters.

The Southern University of Science and Technology denies that He Jiankui, the controversial gene-editing researcher, has been detained, the South China Morning Post reports.

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The University of California, Berkeley's Jennifer Doudna reflects at Science on the anniversary of the announcement of the birth of twin girls who underwent genome editing.

By studying its enamel proteome, researchers have found the ancient ape Gigantopithecus blacki belongs to a sister clade to that of orangutans.

Bloomberg Businessweek discusses genomics with BGI's Wang Jian.

In Science this week: researchers find transplanting the gut microbiome in mice affects physiology, and more.