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Nearly two months after Digene sued Third Wave Technologies for allegedly infringing its human papillomavirus intellectual property, Third Wave last week filed a countersuit with the US District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin, alleging that Digene has “abused its monopoly power to thwart competition” in the HPV diagnostics market.
 

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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.