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A reader writes in to The New York Times Magazine to ask about the ethics of DNA testing — the reader doesn't want to be tested, citing privacy concerns, but the reader's siblings want to learn about their genealogy through DNA testing.

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Nature News reports on how meeting cancellations and related costs are affecting scientific societies.

In a new ruling, Canada's Supreme Court upheld the country's genetic non-discrimination law, the Canadian Press reports.

COVID-19 vaccine developers aim to avoid a complication that has affected efforts to develop vaccines for other diseases, the Wall Street Journal reports.

In PLOS this week: analysis of insertions throughout Shigella genomes, antigen production in malaria parasites, and more.