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Viewpoint: Why we shouldn’t be deterred by CRISPR’s ‘rollercoaster year’

Despite spooking investors, new insights into DNA repair and the CRISPR gene-editing system are part and parcel of its progress ...
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Viewpoint: Do-it-yourself biotech movement an ‘unlikely biosecurity threat’

Contrary to alarmist headlines, the DIYbio movement is an unlikely biosecurity threat. The 'do-it-yourself' biology (DIYbio) community has had its ...
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Debate heats up: Did National Academies of Science GMO report go far enough in affirming GMO safety consensus?

The debate among scientists over whether the 2016 NAS report unnecessarily muddied the debate over GMO regulations spilled over into ...