A new database housed at the US National Center for Biotechnology Information aims to help physicians determine the clinical significance of copy-number variations, reports Nature Medicine's Spoonful of Medicine blog.
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Matt Hancock, the UK health secretary, is calling for the swift rollout of predictive genetic tests, the Guardian reports.
A WHO panel is calling for a global registry of human germline gene-editing projects, according to Stat News.
Vox writes that lab mishaps involving pathogens are quite common.
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