Over at 3quarksdaily, there's a series of videos of an interview with Richard Dawkins who discusses his hero, Charles Darwin. In the first video, Dawkins discusses Darwin's early life, going from a failed medical student to theology student to a passenger on the HMS Beagle who eventually came up with the idea of natural selection, and in later videos, Dawkins discusses the current scientific understanding of evolution and more.

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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.