Faculty of $1,000

Nature Genetics has unveiled its "Question of the Year," in which a panel of leading scientists respond to this puzzler: If the $1,000 genome were a reality today, what would you do with it? Current respondents include Francis Collins, Evan Eichler, and George Church, among others. The journal says a new panel of experts and their replies will be posted each month.

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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.