A drop in demand for Illumina's array instruments, coupled with a market preference for lower complexity, and therefore lower priced, chips, caused the San Diego vendor's array revenues to decline by 3 percent in the third quarter, Illumina executives said this week.

At the same time, the company's management said it is "committed" to the array market and provided a positive forecast for the business, citing "substantial demand" in the quarter for its genotyping services and orders for its Infinium products that already have already exceeded total 2012 orders.

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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.