The second webisode of the documentary on George Church's Personal Genome Project, Genome: The Future Is Now, is up. This one focuses on Rosalynn Gill-Garrison, a founder and CSO of Sciona, a company that offers lifestyle recommendations based on a person's genetic sequence. Gill-Garrison says she is participating in the project so that she practices what she preaches.

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The New York City medical examiner is overseeing an effort to identify missing persons using DNA, according to the Associated Press.

Nobel laureate Günter Blobel has died at 81, the New York Times reports.

In PNAS this week: mouse model of genetically induced emphysema, gene expression signatures of circulating melanoma cells, and more.

Technology Review reports that 2017 was the year of consumer genetic testing and that it could spur new analysis companies.