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For the Future

Rolling Stone calls the University of California, Berkeley's Jennifer Doudna one of the women who is shaping the future.

In a different study, investigators found that adenine base editors and cytosine base editors recognize different off-target sites.

China has drafted new regulations for the oversight of gene-editing clinical trials, according to Bloomberg.

In Genome Research this week: CRISPRiSeq tool to uncover genetic interactions, circular RNAs in breast cancer, and more.

Stat News has searched through documents to find that three Chinese government organizations may have contributed funding to He Jiankui's gene-editing work.

WHO Panel Announced

The World Health Organization has announced the members of its gene-editing committee, according to NPR.

The former cofounder of Knome believes that the future of precision medicine lies in our ability to program living things to act as medicines.

Business Insider reports on efforts to apply genetic engineering to cacao plants.

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: genomic factors that influence glioblastoma response to anti-PD-1 therapy, sequencing test for infectious disease, and more.

The team engineered an enhanced Acidaminococcus sp. Cas12a variant that has the ability to target many previously inaccessible protospacer adjacent motifs.

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Researchers tie a variant in ADAMTS3 to breathing difficulties in dissimilar dog breeds, according to Discover's D-brief blog.

The Japan Times reports that researchers sequenced the genome of a woman who lived during the Jomon period.

Parents of children with rare genetic disease have to contend with shifts in the interpretation of genetic variants, the Wall Street Journal reports.

In Science this week: single-nucleus RNA sequencing of brain tissue from individuals with autism, and more.