Over her 12 years as a researcher at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Elaine Ostrander managed to elevate dog genomics from the level of curiosity to serious contender in the realm of comparative genomics. Along the way, she helped establish maps of dog genes and markers, and ultimately aided in the production of a white paper in 2002 that paved the way for the draft sequencing of the boxer genome completed last summer.

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The Washington Post reports on a Federal Bureau of Investigation plan to place rapid DNA analyzers at booking stations around the country.

In an editorial, officials from scientific societies in the US and China call for the international community to develop criteria and standards for human germline editing.

The US National Institutes of Health is to review studies that have received private support for conflicts of interest, according to the New York Times.

In Science this week: the PsychENCODE Consortium reports on the molecular mechanisms of neuropsychiatric disorders, and more.