Mike Bates, who was chief financial officer at Silicon Genetics through its sale to Agilent Technologies, has been named chief financial officer at St. Francis Medical Technologies of Alameda, Calif., a privately held company working on treatments for degenerative spinal disorders, the company said last week. Bates previously was at Penederm and Collagen Aesthetics.

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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.

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