NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Through the first six months of 2012, the number of mergers and acquisitions in the 'omics-related tools and molecular diagnostics markets fell nearly 30 percent compared to a year ago, though a few big deals focused on diagnostics were consummated.

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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.

Researchers have transplanted edited cells into mice that appear to combat cocaine addiction, New Scientist reports.

The New York Times reports that United Nations delegates have been discussing how to govern the genetic resources of the deep sea.

In PNAS this week: analysis of proteolytic enzymes secreted by circulating tumor cells, phylogenetic study of Fv1 evolution, and more.