Thursday Morning Briefing (U.S. Edition)

Brexit’s Biotech Implications: According to a report by the BioIndustry Association, the uncertainty generated by Great Britain’s exit from the European Union threatens the country’s access to biotech funding.

Creepy and Wrong: Nature is reporting that police in Xinjiang, China have been collecting DNA samples from citizens to compile a genetic cache. They are following up reports from Human Rights Watch regarding the questionable activity.

Making Waves: Australian scientists are investigating whether EEG can identify infants at risk of developing neurodevelopmental disorders. Still a work in progress, results so far have been promising.

Blurred Lines: Organic, inorganic, or digital? Researchers at the University of Washington reprogrammed cells, replacing their normal macro molecular processes with digital ones.

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