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The Broad Institute called UC's new legal strategy "deeply unfortunate" and called on the university to "move beyond litigation."

As MPEG LA tries to complete its larger CRISPR IP patent pool, smaller license agreements continue and a mini-pool has emerged between key players.

Researchers sequenced edits made at 1,656 on-target genomic sites in primary human T cells and used the data to train the model.

The first trial using CRISPR within the human body is to begin this fall to treat a form of blindness.

 

Researchers developed a system for continuous evolution of base editors, which should continue to improve their functionality.

Another Look

A New Zealand minister says the country's genetic modification laws need to be re-examined to help combat climate change, the New Zealand Herald reports.

A new report says genetically modified food might be necessary to be able to feed a planet of nearly 10 billion people, Bloomberg says.

The Broad will now offer licenses for both its own CRISPR IP and MilliporeSigma's to companies using CRISPR in their research and development activities.

New Editing Plan

A Russian researcher says he plans to edit the genomes of embryos from deaf couples, New Scientist reports.

Third Expected Soon

MIT's Technology Review reports that the third 'CRISPR baby' should be due soon.

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The Washington Post reports on researchers' efforts to determine the effect of an increasingly common SARS-CoV-2 mutation.

Florida Politics reports Florida's law barring life, long-term care, and disability insurers from using genetic information in coverage decisions went into effect at the beginning of July.

A new analysis finds a link between popular media coverage of a scientific study and how often that paper is cited.

In Nature this week: CRISPR approaches to editing plant genomes, way to speed up DNA-PAINT, and more.