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Actress Glenn Close says her genome shows that she is "fabulous, sexy, and divinely complex," according to the New Scientist. Close had her genome sequenced earlier this year in part to help determine the genetic causes of mental disease, as mental illnesses run in her family.

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NPR reports that researchers have developed chimeric embryos as part of work toward growing human organs in animals for organ transplants.

According to the Washington Post, the Biden Administration is set to make changes to federal restrictions on fetal tissue research.

In Science this week: approach to isolated trace DNA from archaic humans from sediments, and more.

Texas Monthly looks into the DNA Zoo being collected by Baylor College of Medicine researchers.