Over on her blog, Sandra Porter gives an introduction to using Entrez using Vimeo. If you, or your grad student, need to brush up your database searching skills, check out her video. It covers a variety of the NCBI databases and shows you what fields to expect in each of them.

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A genome-wide association study highlights a potential role for hair follicles in acne risk, according to New Scientist.

Newsday reports that breast cancer genetic testing guidelines for are out of date and may miss individuals.

In Cell this week: gene editing-based strategy to screen for immune system regulators, ancient plague patterns, and more.

Publication of He Jiankui's work on gene-edited infants would raise ethical concerns for journals, Wired and others report.