Genetic testing for breast cancer is to be covered as a preventive service under the US Affordable Care Act, reports MyHealthNewsDaily. A clarification from the Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Labor, and the Department of Treasury says that asymptomatic, high-risk women — typically with a family history of breast or ovarian cancer — will be able to get tested for the breast cancer risk genes BRCA1 and BRCA2 with no co-pay.

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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.