The BBC has a story about an ongoing study that is "believed to be the largest study yet of genes which cause Alzheimer's disease." Headed up by researchers at Cardiff University, the project was funded by the Wellcome Trust and aims to perform a genome-wide assocation study across DNA samples from 14,000 people in the US and UK, according to the story.

 

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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.