NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - Shares in Decode Genetics were down 8.1 percent, or $.46, at $5.22 in mid-afternoon trading after the company said it plans to  raise $30 million in a private stock placement.
 
As GenomeWeb News reported this morning, the Icelandic company said it plans to sell 6 million shares at $5 apiece to existing and new institutional investors.
 

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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.