'CEOmics'

Senior biotech executives are making their genomes public in what could be a "pragmatic" move to help their businesses grow, says Daniel MacArthur on Wired's Genetic Future blog. Public sharing of genomic information is nothing new — Craig Venter and Jim Watson have done it, and so have the first ten members of the Personal Genome Project, as well as the project's other thousand volunteers, and various researchers in the field.

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The United Nations is to consider a ban on field testing gene drives at a meeting being held next week, Technology Review reports.

The Associated Press reports that gene-edited food may soon be for sale.

The US Department of Health and Human Services is beginning a series of meetings on human fetal tissue research, Stat News reports.

In Cell this week: epigenetic change linked to glioblastomas, rare and low-frequency variants contributing to multiple sclerosis risk, and more.