Personal genomics, says Deepak Singh, may motivate people to learn more about genetics as well as themselves. He points to Kevin, a blogger who had his genome sequenced and who then learned more about the genetic basis of diseases, and then wonders if Kevin or others like him would be moved to learn about genome-wide association studies.

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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.