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By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Cronus Technologies and Axela today announced a distribution deal to market Axela's instruments in the UK and Ireland.

Laurence Bouet, Innopsys' managing director, said that the firm has placed about 200 InnoScan scanners so far, mainly in Europe and Asia, but expects to expand its installed base by increasing sales in the US this year.

The United Nations is to consider a ban on field testing gene drives at a meeting being held next week, Technology Review reports.

The Associated Press reports that gene-edited food may soon be for sale.

The US Department of Health and Human Services is beginning a series of meetings on human fetal tissue research, Stat News reports.

In Cell this week: epigenetic change linked to glioblastomas, rare and low-frequency variants contributing to multiple sclerosis risk, and more.