BALTIMORE, Jan 22 - The interest that President George W. Bush takes in genomics and the strength of his choice for director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy will greatly affect research for years to come, industry and government sources said Monday.

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The World Health Organization has announced the members of its gene-editing committee, according to NPR.

DARPA is working on developing algorithms that gauge the credibility of research findings, Wired reports.

The American Society of Breast Surgeons recommends all women diagnosed with breast cancer be offered genetic testing, the Washington Post says.

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