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At Bitesize Bio, guest blogger Travis Medley gives some tips to make your résumé stand out from the rest of the pile. First, he says that you have to meet the human resources professional's criteria: scan the job listing for keywords and then play up your previous duties that meet those measures. That way your file will be sent on to the scientific hiring manager, who will instead be evaluating your scientific skills.

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The Washington Post reports on a Federal Bureau of Investigation plan to place rapid DNA analyzers at booking stations around the country.

In an editorial, officials from scientific societies in the US and China call for the international community to develop criteria and standards for human germline editing.

The US National Institutes of Health is to review studies that have received private support for conflicts of interest, according to the New York Times.

In Science this week: the PsychENCODE Consortium reports on the molecular mechanisms of neuropsychiatric disorders, and more.