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.
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.
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.
Sangamo Therapeutics has announced preliminary results from its gene-editing trial, the Associated Press reports.
A new report offers ways for small, society publishers to transition to Plan S standards, ScienceInsider says.
A gas explosion sparked a fire at a Russian laboratory that stores dangerous pathogens, the Guardian reports.
Researchers turn to protein analysis to examine an ancient rhino sample, Smithsonian.com reports.
In PNAS this week: C2CD4A gene involved in insulin secretion, chromosome rearrangements in recurring S. aureus infections, and more.