A blogger wonders how scientific meetings can be made more family-friendly. After bringing her 18-month-old daughter to a pedagogy workshop she attended this past week, ScienceWoman feels like a "troublemaker." While there were plenty of other moms at the workshop, she was the only one who brought her daughter and felt guilty and apologetic, even to the other moms, the whole time.

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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.