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The new Genetic Testing Registry created by the US National Institutes of Health is now up and running, reports ScienceInsider's Jocelyn Kaiser. The database, run by the National Center for Biotechnology Information, consists of information voluntarily submitted by companies and nonprofit labs on the thousands of genetic tests they offer, Kaiser says.

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Nature News reports that researchers in Japan hope to soon test the use of reprogrammed stem cells to treat damaged corneas.

A new approach may help limit the number of fish that are mislabeled at markets or restaurants, according to New Scientist.

At Slate, the R Street Institute's Nila Bala discusses the privacy rights of suspects that genetic genealogy approaches in law enforcement bring up.

In PNAS this week: numerous mobile genetic elements contribute to Vibrio cholerae drug resistance, troponin I mutations in sudden infant deaths, and more.