In the New England Journal of Medicine, bioethicists report on their study of five years' worth of data from the Conflict of Interest Notification Study funded by NIH to come up with six goals for disclosure. Broadly, those goals are to promote informed decisions by participants, respect their right to know, establish trust, minimize liability, discourage financial relationships, and protect participants' welfare.

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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.