The US House Committee on Energy and Commerce will be investigating accusations made by eight FDA scientists against the agency, reports the New York Times. The scientists say that managers at the agency have "corrupted the scientific review of medical devices" and have had devices approved when the data is ambiguous.

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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.