In an article published online yesterday in PNAS, researchers at Technical University of Denmark show proof of principle work that used a gene chip to conduct comparative transcriptomics across three species of filamentous fungi. Comparing the Aspergillus nidulans, Aspergillus niger, and Aspergillus oryzae genomes using a chip they developed, they found 23 genes that were conserved across Aspergillus, including the xylose transcriptional

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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.