NEW YORK, Feb 13 – Parabon Computation of Fairfax, Va., said Tuesday it had hired John Grefenstette to be the director of Parabon Labs.

In his new position Grefenstette will direct the company’s efforts to develop new applications for Frontier Internet, Parabon’s distributed-computing platform for science, medicine, and business.

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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.