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The Short Read Archive at the National Center for Biotechnology Information is up and running, reports the current issue of NCBI News. Head to the archive to sift through, add to, or download sequencing data from next-generation platforms including 454, Complete Genomics, HeliScope, Illumina, and SOLiD.

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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.