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 Associated Press reports that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is beefing up sequencing as a tool to investigate foodborne illnesses.

Researchers have sequenced samples from ancient toilets to study past eating habits and health, NPR reports.

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