NEW YORK, Jan. 18 (GenomeWeb News) - A consortium of eight European research organizations, including DeCode Genetics of Iceland, has won an €8.1 million ($10.6 million) contract from the European Union to study the genetics of addiction, the UK's University of Surrey said yesterday.

 

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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.