NEW YORK, June 4 - GlaxoSmithKline has sold a major portion of its stake in Affymetrix, shrinking its ownership in the biochip company from 13 percent to 8.7 percent, filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission show.

 

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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.