NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Canada's National Research Council will collaborate with the Centre for BioSystems Genomics (CBSG) in the Netherlands to conduct studies of canola that may lead to ways to use genetics to improve the crop, according to NRC.

The NRC's Plant Biotechnology Institute and the CBSG will work together on three projects.

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The UK's Human Fertility and Embryology Authority calls for consumer genetic testing companies to warn customers that testing could uncover family secrets, according to the Guardian.

The New York Times reports that United Nations delegates have been discussing how to govern the genetic resources of the deep sea.

Researchers have transplanted edited cells into mice that appear to combat cocaine addiction, New Scientist reports.

In PNAS this week: analysis of proteolytic enzymes secreted by circulating tumor cells, phylogenetic study of Fv1 evolution, and more.