New teaching materials on personal genetics are available at the newly launched Personal Genetics Education Project, says a post at Think Gene. Created by Dana Ware of the Wu lab in the Department of Genetics at Harvard Medical School, the resources are to help students better understand the field and the ethical, legal, and social issues regarding personal genetics.

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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.