NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The commercial arm of the UK's Babraham Institute will raze its "200 series" of small incubator buildings on its campus in the coming year, replacing them with a single, new roughly £4 million ($6.5 million) bioincubator intended to house up to 16 early-stage biomedical startups.

Babraham Bioscience Technologies Ltd. says construction of its planned 8,800-square-foot Maia Phase I bioincubator is set to start in January, with the new bioincubator available to tenants in September.

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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.