NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Life Technologies Chairman and CEO Greg Lucier could see a $38.1 million payday upon completion of Thermo Fisher Scientific's acquisition of the company, Life Tech said in its definitive proxy statement.

Similarly, other executives at the company could see large financial gains from the $13.6 billion deal announced in April.

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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.