NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — The European Commission will spend €3 million ($3.8 million) to fund AIDS research studies that will use or develop genomics and proteomics technologies, among others, aimed at developing new HIV/AIDS treatments.

The project, which is funded under the Seventh Framework program, will support studies to develop assays and drug screening technologies, as well as research on early drug candidates with acceptable toxicity profiles.

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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.