NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Human Genome Research Institute has started the second phase of its long-term planning process, and has called on the research community and interested parties to comment on recent updates it has made to a series of white papers it released at the end of last year.

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The Washington Post reports on a Federal Bureau of Investigation plan to place rapid DNA analyzers at booking stations around the country.

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.

In Science this week: the PsychENCODE Consortium reports on the molecular mechanisms of neuropsychiatric disorders, and more.