William Sullivan, the new president and CEO of Agilent Technologies, will receive an annual salary of $850,000 as well as an incentive bonus equivalent to 80 percent of his salary, increasing to 100 percent on May 1, the company said in an SEC filing on March 1, when Sullivan began his new position replacing Ned Barnholt, who retired.

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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.