Robert Katzman, a University of California, San Diego neuroscientist, died last Tuesday at the age of 82. Katzman showed that Alzheimer's disease was the fourth leading cause of death and that senile dementia was not a part of normal aging. Katzman also co-founded the Alzheimer's Association and helped create the Alzheimer's Disease Research Center at UCSD.

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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.