What's in a name? If reader response is any gauge, something of a controversy. Following on the heels of Esther Dyson's news that she's among the first 10 volunteers for the Personal Genome Project, GTO's sister publication InSequence asked PGP leader George Church for the names of the other participants. Church replied that these nine have given permission to release their names:

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A federal grand jury has indicted Elizabeth Holmes and Ramesh Balwani for alleged wire fraud in conjunction with their activities at Theranos.

Nature News reports that some developers are nervous about GitHub's acquisition by Microsoft.

A direct-to-consumer genetic testing company sent out used spit kits, CNBC reports.

In PLOS this week: comparison of commercial bisulfite kits, new method to predict essential proteins, and more